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Subtitle: Justice to Whom Justice is Due.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - August 27, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

The writer tells his readers that prejudice is not based on the hatred of skin color but on the love of money. In the south, the black man is made a slave; in the north he is made a servant. In both cases, the color of a man's skin is simply an indication of someone who can be used to make money.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Baltimore; Boston; Bristol; Louisiana; Maryland; New Orleans; New York; Newport; Philadelphia; prejudice; slave trade; Slaveholders' Convention

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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