Abolitionists Luiz Gama and Joaquim Nabuco, and the great novelist Machado de Assis, react to the injustices of slaveholding in Brazil.
John Jacob Thomas argues for self-government in the English colonies of the Caribbean but his fellow Trinidadian Frederick Alexander Durham recommends repatriation to Africa instead.
T. Thomas Fortune uses newspaper editorials to put forth a theory of civil rights and set out a plan of political action for protecting them.
Africanus Horton looks toward a future of self-government for West Africa beyond slavery and colonialism.
Wilson Moses speaks to us about his research into early black notionalism, as represented by Crummell, Douglass, and others.
The moral crusades of Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper, activists against racial and gender oppression.