The Afro-American Press and Its Editors (Google eBook)

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Willey & Company, 1891 - African American newspapers - 565 pages
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Page 8 - We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most feels the noblest acts the best.
Page 525 - Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
Page 360 - The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night.
Page 522 - The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man ; and every citizen may freely speak, write and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Page 525 - Here shall the Press the people's right maintain, Unawed by influence and unbribed by gain. Here patriot Truth her glorious precepts draw, Pledged to Religion, Liberty and Law.
Page 367 - Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
Page 482 - I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know of no way of judging of the future but by the past...
Page 408 - lola," has been called the " Princess of the Press," and she has well earned the title. No writer, the male fraternity not excepted, has been more extensively quoted; none struck harder blows at the wrongs and weaknesses of the race.
Page 412 - By the way, it is her ambition to edit a paper. She believes that there is no agency so potent as the press in reaching and elevating a people. Her contributions are distributed among the leading race journals. She made her debut with the Living Way, Memphis, Tenn., and has since written for the New York Age, Detroit Plaindealer, Indianapolis World, Gate City Press, Mo. Little Rock Sun, American Baptist, Ky. Memphis Watchman, Chattanooga Justice, Christian Index, and Fisk University Herald, Tenn.,...
Page 67 - The object of the North Star will be to Attack Slavery in all its forms and aspects: Advocate Universal Emancipation; exalt the standard of Public Morality; promote the Moral and Intellectual improvement of the COLORED PEOPLE; and hasten the day of FREEDOM to the Three Millions of our Enslaved Fellow Countrymen.

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