Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Colored Pictures of Genius.
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)
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