Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: Why not let us alone?
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)
The writer tells his readers that the American Colonization Society advertises its services to colonize the African coast for those who consent to do so. Yet they then go out and "beg, threaten, and beguile" in order to get that consent. Their methods are underhanded and intended merely to make money off a system based in prejudice.
Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page