"We may as well die in trying to be free as be killed and eaten." - Joseph Cinque, 1817?-?, Amistad Revolt leader
from Newman, African American Quotations, 1998
The Liberator was a weekly newspaper published by William Lloyd Garrison in Boston, Massachusetts. On January 1, 1831 the first issue of The Liberator appeared with the motto: “Our country is the world—our countrymen are mankind.”
National Anti-Slavery Standard was the official weekly newspaper of the American Anti-Slavery Society, an abolitionist society founded in 1833 by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur Tappan to spread their movement across the nation with printed materials. Frederick Douglass was a key leader of this society and often addressed meetings at its New York City headquarters.