Irish Boston Pilot Calls Out Yankee Racism

Opines that blacks always viewed as "moral and social" unequals.

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Irish Boston Pilot Calls Out Yankee Racism - BEECHES ATTACKS THE IEISH IN LIVERPOOL. Beecher...
BEECHES ATTACKS THE IEISH IN LIVERPOOL. Beecher has been delivering a soaping address at Liverpool, for the comfort of the English Abolitionists, who send out privateers to prey upon American commerce. In it he charged upon the Irish the outrages committed upon the colored people. It was, he said, their work " entirely." This proved highly acceptable to his hearers in Philharmonic Hall. This fellow is an ingrain and it famous calumniator. There is no falsehood which he will scruple at uttering, for the purpose of winning over the English to the side of the Abolitionists in this country. How such a fellow can be allowed to retain the position of a preacher even in a Protestant pulpit, is beyond our comprehension ; for he is " a liar, and the truth is not in him." He labored long and hard to show that the American whites in the Free States never treated the colored race badly, or- allowed them to be so treated by others. Now, every man here knows that, if there is anything which the Yankee more heartily loathes than another, it is the negro, as he is found among us. They are never regarded as moral and social equals, under any circumstances. The Rev. Henry Ward Beecher does not so regard them or treat them. A portion of his audience seemed to see through his attempt to humbug them, and interrupted him by calls of " soap, soap ! " Boston Pilot.

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  1. The Liberator,
  2. 20 Nov 1863, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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  • Irish Boston Pilot Calls Out Yankee Racism — Opines that blacks always viewed as "moral and social" unequals.

    tmromo – 18 May 2013

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