The battle for Interracial Marriage Rights in Antebellum Massachusetts by Amber D. Moulton (review)

The battle for Interracial Marriage Rights in Antebellum Massachusetts by Amber D. Moulton (review)

Tamika Y. Nunley, Assistant Professor of History Oberlin University, Oberlin, Ohio

The 1843 repeal associated with the ban on interracial wedding in Massachusetts wasn’t a fully guaranteed success into the antislavery North. As Amber Moulton’s research shows, the repeal ended up being the culmination regarding the persistent efforts launched by African Us citizens and radical abolitionist allies focused on interracial legal rights activism when confronted with solid antiamalgamation and antimiscegenation opposition. Read More The battle for Interracial Marriage Rights in Antebellum Massachusetts by Amber D. Moulton (review)