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Antislavery Poetry from San Francisco

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The Pacific Appeal was the leading African American newspaper on the West Coast during the early 1860s.  A newly-published set of eight antislavery poems from the journal's inaugural 1862 volume captures the sense of expectancy within the African American community for the imminent end of US slavery.  These poems include the work of James Madison Bell, a San Francisco plasterer, brickmason, and poet.  Read more... 
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A Sermon on the Abolition of the Slave Trade

An 1810 New Year's Day sermon against slavery, delivered by William Miller at the African Church in New York City. Digitized by the Antislavery Literature Project.

 

Cover for Teaching Guide to Early African American Antislavery Sermons

 

See also: Teaching Guide to Early African American Antislavery Sermons, Joe Lockard

 

William Miller was a founder and long-serving minister of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in New York City, having aided in its establishment in 1796. This is his only published sermon.

 

- Joe Lockard