The United States of America v. Robert Morris
by Jeffrey Amestoy
The 1851 prosecution of Black attorney Robert Morris for violating the Fugitive Slave Act showed how complicit in the brutality of slavery northern white elites could be.
SOURCE: Washington Post
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