Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Henry Highland Garnet
Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882
Newspaper or publication: Douglass' Monthly
The speaker argued that prejudice and acts of violence against the free people of color in the northern states was instigated by southern extremists in an effort to disrupt the union and encourage unrest. He accused northern newspapers and unjust journalism (fed by southern sympathies) for the current violence against black Americans in the north.
Description of file(s): PDF 4 page, 844 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1862