Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Charles Lenox Remond
Speaker or author: Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873
Newspaper or publication: North Star
Speech encouraging "nominally free" African Americans to not give up hope for the abolition of slavery. He urged them to not purchase pro-slavery newspapers and to help themselves overcome the oppression of prejudice. He emphasized that there was a feeling of lethargy and complacency among them that only helped to strengthen the pro-slavery forces.
Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 484 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1850
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