Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: John Mercer Langston
Speaker or author: Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897.
Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- New York Historical Society -- Pamphlet Collection
The speaker traced the history of the human struggle for freedom, justice and liberty. He emphasized that the struggle for emancipation of the slaves was part of this universal, human struggle for freedom. The speaker stressed that all human beings have an innate desire to be free, and this is their birthright.
Description of file(s): PDF 25 page, 8,341 word document (text and images)
Date published: 1858-08-02
Keywords: abolitionists; Africa; anti-slavery movement; Christianity; Constitution; Declaration of Independence; education; France; freedom; George Fox; Granville Sharp; Great Britain; Hayti; history; John Wesley; liberty; ologarchy; philosophers; revolution; school; Thomas Clarkson; Toussaint L'Ouverture; universal emancipation; West Indies; William Wilberforce