Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: The Condition of Our People.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer emphasizes to his readers that their freedom lies in their own hands. He tells them that one race cannot elevate another; that they must take responsibility for their own freedom. Each person must work to elevate him/herself and be all he/she can be, to offer a model of freedom for the generations to follow.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page