Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: William Cooper Nell
Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.
Newspaper or publication: Liberator
Speech commemorating the March 5th death of Crispus Attucks, a day that African Americans had long celebrated. This celebration had been merged with the July 4th celebration, but the speaker asked his audience to remember the sacrifices of black war heroes on this day.
Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 314 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1865-03-05