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the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

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Foreshadowing Malcolm X's "by any means necessary" mantra and the rhetoric of his Black Power era progeny, in 1881 Douglass justified violence in the act of liberation: If a slave killed his master, or struck down his overseer, or set fire to his master's dwelling, or committed any violence or crime, out of the common way, it was certain to be said that such a crime was the legitimate fruit of the abolition movement" (83).
For example, the British abolition movement and the important roles of the Sierra Leone Company and of Freetown in the Atlantic diaspora are not discussed adequately.
You'll see how the abolition movement took root here, led by the indomitable Laura Smith Haviland, and how the divergent politics of Lewis Cass and Zachariah Chandler mirrored the trials and tensions on the national scene.
Captive Genders draws the reader to the inevitable, revolutionary conclusion that taking away tools of repression, taking people out of prisons, and tearing down institutional walls are necessary, but not sufficient tasks of the prison abolition movement. A world without prisons requires deeply interconnected struggles for racial, gender, and economic justice that stop short at nothing less than building an entirely different world.
As the abolition movement strengthened its hold on British society in the decades before 1833, the proceeds of slave-owning went underground, 'sanitised' into financial instruments, such as mortgages and annuities.
''The A-bomb victims have overcome their hard feelings against the United States,'' he said, adding attendance by anyone who represents a nuclear power is welcome as it could boost the nuclear abolition movement.
The abolition movement therefore set out not to free slaves "but to offer a replacement for slavery consisting of more rigorous and systematic punitive measures" (151).
Before his arrival in Beijing, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman had said of Obama "He is a black President, and he understands the slavery abolition movement and Lincoln"s major significance for that movement.
The nuclear abolition movement dates back to the beginning of the nuclear era itself and was first placed on the world stage in 1982 with Jonathan Schell's The Fate of the Earth.
Wilderson's opening essay argues that the prison abolition movement is profoundly implicated in anti-blackness.
Phil Redmond is quoted as saying that criticism that the International Slavery Museum did not properly highlight Liverpool's contribution to the abolition movement "bordered on silly".
Tomkins notes the conflicting accounts of whether Wilberforce (so said his sons) or Thomas Clarkson (so said he) initiated the abolition movement among parliamentary sympathizers.
Rites of August First will prove a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of the abolition movement, black culture, or the formation of transatlantic and transnational cultures in the nineteenth century.
British actions from the 1820s through the 1840s served to both catalyze and paralyze the abolition movement. Portuguese defenders of slavery were catalyzed to justify slavery while Portuguese abolitionists were paralyzed to act because they were portrayed as caving to foreign pressure and sacrificing national sovereignty to imperialism.
We need to find those women in order to honor this book's reference to the abolition movement in the U.S.A.