Prejudice Against Color – How Removed

August 26, 1842

Here is an essay on the means of removing prejudice against color, by S. Linstant, of Paris.  Garrison introduces it by citing the qualifications of its author, a Haitian man. Here are a few sentences:  “God has not created men black, white, yellow; he has created MAN, a being social and perfectible.  Now, if you recognize on that dark face the characteristics of man, you ought to admit that he may possess, in the same degree as individuals of another color, those distinquishing attributes of the human race….”