Black Abolitionists in the Age of Jackson

  title={Black Abolitionists in the Age of Jackson},
  author={George A. L{\'e}vesque},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={187 - 201}
  • G. Lévesque
  • Published 1 December 1970
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Black Studies
"While among us, blacks have never been permitted to become one of us." "Being black is to arrive early at the realization that although you are a part of the society, you will always be apart from the society." These expressions have achieved a degree of currency in America today, but the ideas behind the language dressing are anything but new. James Baldwin may decry the fact that nobody knows his name, and Ralph Ellison that he is an invisible man. But the theme of Negro invisibility was… Expand
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