Jules Archer Dorothy S. Latiak - Essay

Dorothy S. Latiak

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

Today's young people should dig William Lloyd Garrison! He wanted "freedom now" and his battle cry was "I will be heard." Beginning as a moderate on the issue of slavery, his soon became the strongest voice against the evil which was tearing our country apart. Jules Archer presents Garrison [in Angry Abolitionist: William Lloyd Garrison] as a human being as well as the tireless abolitionist who edited the Liberator throughout its existence…. This book will be useful to supplement material on African-American history. (p. 127)

Dorothy S. Latiak, in School Library Journal (reprinted from the March, 1970 issue of School Library Journal, published by R....

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