Black Abolitionist Archive
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Weekly Advocate (1837)
The writer stressed the irony of a social prejudice against African Americans based on the belief that they are poor and ignorant when they are descendents of a race of enslaved people who have never been afforded the opportunities of their white fellow men and women.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page (portion missing)