Curators: Eric Brown.

Edited by: Dr. P. Gabrielle Foreman and Sarah Patterson.

Technical Assistance by: Samantha DeVera. Network visualization by Jim Casey.

Special thanks to Gale, a Cengage Company, and Accessible Archives Inc.® for granting permission for the use of the materials from 19th Century U.S. Newspaper and African American Newspapers: The 19th Century.

The Colored Conventions Project works with teaching partners and their students to create digital content on the rich history of Black political organizing in the nineteenth century. Visit our Teaching Partners page to browse the curriculum and find information on becoming a teaching partner.

Citation: Brown, Eric. “The Meeting That Launched a Movement: The First National Convention.” Colored Conventions Project. 2016.


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