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The Early Negro Convention Movement

The American Negro Academy, Occasional Papers No. 9

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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,793 / 31 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.4
LoC Category: HT
Downloads: 713
Added to site: 2010.02.20
mnybks.net#: 26718
Origin: gutenberg.org
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nd by moral force alone until their rights so long withheld shall be restored."

Among other specially notable things, Robert Purvis and Frederick A. Hinton were appointed a committee to correspond with dissatisfied emigrants to Liberia and to take such action as would best promote the sentiment of the colored people respecting the work of the Colonization Society. The students of Lane Seminary at Cincinnati were thanked for their zeal in the cause of abolition. Temperance reform was advocated in a stirring address to the people. The free people of color were recommended to petition Congress and their respective state legislatures to be admitted to the rights and privileges of American citizenship, and to be protected in the enjoyment of the same.

William Whipper advocated that the word 'colored' should be abandoned and the title "African" should be removed from the name of the churches, lodges, societies and other institutions.

In 1836, in the columns of "The Liberator" appear calls for t

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