Black Abolitionist Archive
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)
The writer comments on the economic problems the public railway system is experiencing. Since African Americans make up the majority of people who use public transportation, these companies are suffering from loss of revenue when they deny seats to this segment of the population. The writer encourages a boycott if these prejudicial incidents continue.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column