National Negro Convention of 1843

Seventy-five delegates from twelve states gathered at the National Negro Convention of 1843 held in Buffalo, New York to discuss anti-slavery. 

African Americans Leaders

Famous African American leaders that attended were Charles B. Ray, Charles L. Remond, and Williams Wells Brown.

Speeches

Frederick Douglas and Reverend Henry Highland Grant gave powerful speeches. Reverend Grant’s speech “Address to the Slaves of the United States of America” was most notable.


Sources

For Black History Month 2018, an Abolitionist to Remember: TIME

Henry Highland Grant: Blackpast

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