Demanding Justice: A Story About Mary Ann Shadd Cary by Jeri Ferris

By Jeri Ferris

To be used IN faculties AND LIBRARIES purely. Born a unfastened African American within the 1820s, Cary begun colleges for black teenagers, and have become the 1st black lady to post a weekly newspaper and to go into legislation tuition. now not scared of offending somebody, Cary demanded justice for herself and for her fellow African americans.

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Her articles were a great success. Her fundraising was not. Times were hard, and people had little money left over for a paper. Back in Chatham, week after week, Isaac Shadd asked subscribers to pay for the paper. ” Editor Newman, meanwhile, tried to smooth feelings that were hurt by Mary Ann’s sharp and critical pen. He thought the paper needed the support and money of white folks, including missionaries. But Mary Ann wanted nothing to do with white missionaries, and her pen would not be quiet.

Interviews Gwen Robinson, Artis Lane, Dorothy Shadd Shreve (family); Dr. Berky Nelson, UCLA; Dr. Jane Rhodes, UCSD. htm> 62 Index Abolitionists, 7, 11, 17, 30, 31, 46, 52 American Missionary Association (AMA), 23–24, 28, 30, 33, 34 Bibb, Henry, 19–20, 21, 26, 27, 28–29 Brown, John, 52 Buxton, Canada West, 33, 43 Canada, 7, 9, 19, 21, 26–27, 29, 54 Cary, Linton (son), 53, 55 Cary, Mary Ann Shadd: birth, 5; childhood, 7–13; determination, 41; education, 11–13, 55, 57; publishing, 35–39; talking, 16, 17, 36, 46–48, 49; teaching, 13–14, 18, 23–24, 32–33, 50, 55; writing, 16, 24–26, 28, 30, 39, 44, 50–51, 57 Cary, Sarah (daughter), 51–52, 55, 58 Cary, Thomas (husband), 38, 48, 50, 51–53 Chatham, Canada West, 43–44, 48, 52 Civil War, 53–54 Colored National Convention, 46–48 Delany, Martin, 17, 49, 52, 54 Douglass, Frederick, 16, 38, 39, 49, 52, 57, 58 Equality, 9, 19, 21, 29, 38, 39, 59 Free blacks, 5, 6–7, 10–11, 16, 20, 30, 54 Freeman, Amelia, 49–50 Fugitives, 7–9, 18, 20–21, 29, 36, 41, 50 Fugitive Slave Law, 17, 20, 27, 31 Hints to the Colored People of the North, 17 Howard University Law School, 55, 57 Liberator, 31 McArthur, Rev.

That many persons do not like the Freeman, we know full well,” Mary Ann wrote in June 1855. She knew why—its editor was a woman. There was another reason, too—she often offended readers with her impatience. Mary Ann’s brother Isaac came to help. He would be the new publisher, and Rev. William Newman of Toronto would be the new editor. Mary Ann took her own and Amelia’s names off the paper. “The ladies will be pleased,” Mary Ann said, and they might even help raise money. She wrote, “To colored women, we have a word— we have broken the Editorial ice .

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