Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Southern Methodists on Dancing.
Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.
Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)
The writer tells his readers that while dancing and gambling were condemned at a recent Methodist-Protestant convention, no mention was made of slavery. Silence on this subject gave an unspoken approval of it by the Church.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column