InElizabeth Freeman and Quock Walker used language from the new Massachusetts constitution that declared all men were born free and equal in freedom suits to gain release from slavery.
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The English settlers treated these captives as indentured servants and released them after a number of years.
Kennicott argues that the largest and most effective abolitionist speakers were the blacks who spoke before the countless local meetings of the National Negro Conventions.
Standards of beauty were different for whites and blacks, and the black community developed its own standards, with an emphasis on hair care.
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But as segregation became a scary film characters female reality in the s and s, some black churches and ministers began to advocate decidedly separatist solutions to the religious, educational, and economic discrimination that existed in the United States.