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published newspaper Genius of Universal Emancipation for 9 yrs
William Lloyd Garrison
published the Liberator
editor of Freedom's Journal, proposed holding race conventions in 1827
est library, had public lectures, and encouraged educations in NYC during the 1830s
New York Committee of Vigilance
provided assistance to fugitive slave and free native blacks; est in 1835
American League of Colored Laborers
encouraged Black craftsmen to establish their own businesses
Scott vs. Sanford
case occuring after the death of Dred Scott's master (1843). After 3 yrs, Scott went to court for his freedom and was ultimately denied it by the Supreme court in 1857.
Brown Fellowship Society
organization of wealthy free mulattos in Charleston founded in 1790.
Friendly Moralist Society
organization of mulattoes in Charleston, 1860, not as prestigious as BFS
black preacher who opposed emancipation
Who were some free black slave owners?
- William Ellison (SC)-70
- Andrew Dunford (LA)- 25
- Joseph Hanscome (Charleston)- 16
- John Gardner (SC)- 62
free black slave owner who sold his children
African Union Society
led Back to Africa movement, founded in 1780
who promoted emigration and Christianization of Africa, went to Sierra Leone with 38 Blacks in 1810
free man born in Wilmington, NC wrote The Appeal
Pittsburgh clergyman contributed to black newspaper the Colored American,
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