Black Abolitionist Archive
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Voice of the Fugitive (1851 - 1852)
The writer joins with Samuel R. Ward in asking well-meaning people to stop sending the refugees and fugitive slaves boxes of old clothes. While this helped them initially, it has now become a disservice when what they really need is investment in ways to become more independent.
Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column