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1787~PRINCE HALL AND OTHERS PETITION THE MASSACHUSETTS STATE LEGISLATURE TO SUPPORT THE EMIGRATION TO AFRICA OF AFRICAN AMERICANS.

Any time while I was a slave, if one minute’s freedom had been offered to me, and I had been told I must die at the end of that minute, I would have taken it—just to stand one minute on God’s airth a free woman—I would.

Elizabeth Freeman –“Mum Bett,” (1742–1829)

. . . give the right hand of affection and fellowship to whom it justly belongs; let their colour or complexion be what it will, let their nation be what it may, for they are your brethren and it is your indispensable duty so to do . . .1797

 

 

 

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