Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: The Last Gun from the Satanic Press.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)
The writer compares the living conditions of the black and white populations in New York City. He also shares a comparison of the way the local press is reporting these conditions and how this reporting is racially biased. He shares with his readers the current status of the Anglo-African publications, and the daily social pressures endured by the editor and staff.
Description of file(s): two scanned, three columned, newspaper pages
Keywords: abolitionists; Almshouse; Anglo-African Magazine; anti-slavery; Barracks; Beekman Street; Botany Bay; census; England; Five Points; government; Legislative Committee; mulatto; New York; newspaper; North; politics; population; press; publication; Radical Abolitionist; reporting; society; South; Sunday Times; tenement houses
Organization: American Abolitionist Society