1904 Streetcar Boycott Poem

Title

1904 Streetcar Boycott Poem

Description

The Richmond Planet, a black-owned weekly newspaper, published this poem on April 30, 1904 to provide moral support for those participating in the boycott against the Virginia Passenger and Power Company's decision to segregate seating on the city's streetcars.

Creator

The Richmond Planet

Publisher

Library of Congress

Date

April 30, 1904

Original Format

newspaper

Description

The Richmond Planet, a black-owned weekly newspaper, published this poem on April 30, 1904 to provide moral support for those participating in the boycott against the Virginia Passenger and Power Company's decision to segregate seating on the city's streetcars.

Creator

The Richmond Planet

Date

April 30, 1904