Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Negro Churches.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)
The writer comments on an article from another newspaper announcing that the city of St. Louis has determined that African American churches are to blame for the "mischief" attributed to the behavior of slaves. To remedy this, the city is closing these churches and making room for slaves in white churches.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column