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Subtitle: Cruel and Cowardly Persecution.

Title: Colored American - January 27, 1838

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Colored American (1837 - 1842)

The writer reports on a petition submitted to local authorities by the African American people of Buffalo, New York, listing their grievances regarding the way they are being treated.

Description of file(s): one scanned, one columned, newspaper page

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Buffalo; grievances; New York; oppression; petition; prejudice

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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