Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: John Mercer Langston
Speaker or author: Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897.
Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle
The speaker stressed that where there is one person legally enslaved in the U.S., there is no liberty for anyone. Slavery makes slaves of us all. When a government encourages slavery, it evokes a need to control the slaves. This requires laws which limit freedom for everyone. The speaker offered examples to substantiate his ideas.
Description of file(s): PDF 12 page, 3,349 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1859-09-04