Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Municipal Oppression.
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer calls attention to the fact that while New York is a free state, African Americans are denied certain rights, among them the right to obtain a license to operate public transportation vehicles. He calls for reason and change to an oppressive system.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page