Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Henry Highland Garnet
Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882.
Newspaper or publication: Emancipator
Passionate speech regarding the oppression of slavery. Stress is placed on the illogical belief that keeping the slave ignorant keeps him or her from being discontent; and emphasizing that denying slaves an education prevents them from providing for their own medical, legal, and moral care.
Description of file(s): PDF 5 page, 1,143 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1845-07-04