Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Pittsburgh Temperance Society.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer expresses his view that a commitment to temperance and punctual attendance at meetings devoted to this cause promotes the idea that African Americans are industrious, pious and moral people. He believes that presenting a moral and industrious image helps to counter the stereotyping that prejudice promotes.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page