David Ruggles was New York’s most radical, infamous, and hated black abolitionist, and the chief operative of the New York Committee of Vigilance.
Samuel Eli Cornish
Henry Highland Garnet was a radical New York abolitionist. 1843 he called for slaves to rise up. 1865 he spoke as first black man in the US Capitol.
The Colored American was an influential African-American newspaper published in New York City between 1837 and 1842 by three prominent black abolitionists.