The minister, who inclined strongly to abolitionist views, was quite doubtful whether such a step might not tend somewhat to encourage the southerners in holding on to their slaves; while the doctor, who was a stanch colonizationist
, inclined to the opinion that Miss Ophelia ought to go, to show the Orleans people that we don't think hardly of them, after all.
The piece contended that the thought of anti-slavery advocates was in a constant state of transitioning to "a colonizationist
, then, an abolitionist; then, a very hot and radical abolitionist; then a seventh day Baptist.
James (history, UC-Irvine) presents the first biographical portrait of educator, abolitionist, editor, government official, emigrationist, and colonizationist
Russwurm--one of the first African Americans to receive a university education and co-founder of America's first newspaper owned, operated, and edited by African Americans.
I extend their readings of the coalescence of Stowe's abolitionist and colonizationist
commitments beyond her novels.
She follows the story-line with a great deal of skill, never deviating from her two main theses, or is it the two main sides to a single thesis: at the local level, the one about the ultimate betrayal of the Afro-Barbadian working classes by those who, after decades of rejection, were finally let into the outer margins of the inner circle of local power; and at the transnational level the more nuanced one about the somewhat tragic "double consciousness" of the bourgeois proimperialists/pan-Africanists who joined colonizationist
missions to and settlements in Africa, notably Liberia.
They believed that black success with no help or interference from whites would provide indisputable evidence of black self-reliance and achievement for skeptical whites, including those who were members of the Colonizationist
The lesson is especially difficult to grasp when the white American in question is Abraham Lincoln, beloved President and Great Emancipator, but also a politician who protected the rights of slaveholders, publicly espoused racist rhetoric, and advocated the separation of blacks from whites through various colonizationist
As early as 1818, mutual aid societies of black women were criticizing the colonizationist
In one account I have seen, a colonizationist
district attorney was intent on making a case against an abolitionist and the dangers of immediate emancipation.
(23.) Clay was a known colonizationist
, and very interested in advancing the cause of Black repatriation.
Mitchell had come to the capital from Indiana, where he had been an ardent colonizationist
. While Mitchell professed great concern with the well-being of escaping slaves, he also believed in a world of"stronger" and "weaker" races and was convinced that "a homogeneous population is necessary to the existence of a sound republic." The president's representative was hardly the kind of figure who inspired trust among African Americans.
Bates's relationship to African Americans and slavery was complex: at best, he was a lukewarm colonizationist
, though he owned slaves at the time Delaney's case was tried.