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Subtitle: Colored Pictures of Genius.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 3, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

[parts missing] The writer discusses how African Americans are portrayed in news articles and magazines. He offers a strong critique of publications like the "Sunday Times." He emphasizes the lackluster reporting of the great performances of actors like Rachel and Ira Aldridge.

Description of file(s): two scanned newspaper pages (four columns)

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: actor; actors; advertisement; Anti-Slavery Standard; art; British; conflict; England; government; Harper's Ferry; Le Nord; Les Horaces; magazine; newspaper; North; Phaedre; play; South; Sunday Times

People: Aldridge, Ira; Brown, John; Rachel

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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