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To be used IN colleges AND LIBRARIES purely. Born a loose African American within the 1820s, Cary all started colleges for black kids, and have become the 1st black lady to put up a weekly newspaper and to go into legislations institution. now not fearful of offending a person, Cary demanded justice for herself and for her fellow African americans.

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More than one thousand black people lived there, and Mary Ann hoped they would all buy her newspaper. For one whole year, Mary Ann talked about the Freeman. By March 1854, she had enough subscribers to begin publication. 36 37 Rev. Ward was still in England and Rev. McArthur was on his way to Scotland, but it was Mary Ann Shadd’s paper. She put “Self-Reliance is the True Road to Independence” at the top of the front page and wrote her articles carefully. She chose her printer carefully, too—he was an Englishman who had worked with Frederick Douglass.

Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1998. Robinson, Gwen. Seek the Truth: A Story of Chatham’s Black Community. Chatham, 1989. Sadlier, Rosemary. Press, 1995. Mary Ann Shadd. Toronto: Umbrella Shadd, Ruth Ann. Cousins by the Dozens. Booklet, 2000. Streitmatter, Rodger. Raising Her Voice: African-American Women Journalists Who Changed History. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1994. 61 Winks, Robin W. The Blacks in Canada: A History. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1971. Documents and Newspapers Cary, Mary Ann Shadd.

In fact, she had no doubt she was right. She kept telling the fugitives how to be selfreliant and think for themselves. Begging only helped “the men who beg for the fugitives—who live by the 41 trade,” she wrote. ” Mary Ann shook her head. The time had come to tell her readers that M. A. Shadd was actually Mary Ann Shadd. And not only was one woman publishing the Freeman—two women were. Mary Ann’s sister Amelia, age twentythree, had come to help, for neither Rev. Ward nor Rev. McArthur had returned.

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