Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: What must our People do?
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer expresses his view that even the white Americans who are motivated to help African Americans and approaching this endeavor with the purest of intentions believe that the African American is inferior and incapable of helping him/herself. These ideas work against self-esteem and a basic acceptance that all races are human beings and share a common Creator.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page