David Walker

American abolitionist David Walker

David Walker was an outspoken African-American abolitionist and anti-slavery activist. In 1829, while living in Boston, Massachusetts, he published An Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World, a call for black unity and self-help in the fight against oppression and injustice.
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Deceased
28 June 1830
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Reformer, Author

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Expat calls for boycott - Rundtownnews.co.uk
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FURIOUS EXPAT David Walker is launching a campaign against supermarket Lidl after falling victim to sneak thieves in his local store. Shopping at Lidl in Gran Alacant last month, David was relieved of his wallet, bank cards, and 150€ in cash
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Hon. David M. Walker Joins the Institute for Truth in Accounting Advisory Board - ChicagoNow
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'We are honored to have David Walker as our first Advisory Board member,' said Sheila Weinberg, Founder and CEO of the Institute. 'I have worked with David for years on bringing truth and transparency to the federal government
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Former A&M Quarterback David Walker Discusses New Memoir With Fans - KBTX
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COLLEGE STATION, TX -- Former 70's Texas A&M Quarterback David Walker, author of “I'll Tell You When You're Good!”, met last weekend with enthusiastic fans at Loupot's and Traditions bookstores in College Station about his new memoir
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New Zealanders Must Do Better with Asia Skills, Understanding - CRIENGLISH.com
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Developing Asian language and cultural skills must become a priority for New Zealand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Deputy Secretary David Walker told an academic conference in Auckland. "We need more New Zealanders who are confident in their
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David Walker, 42 - Marshalltown Times Republican
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David was born March 19, 1969 in Iowa City, the son of Dwight David Walker and Barbara Bennett. David was a 1987 graduate of City High School and a 1994 graduate of the University of Iowa. In 1997 he received his Juris Doctorate from the College of Law
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Conrad talks deficit, future career plans - Bismarck Tribune
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D., has been touring the state with David Walker, a former comptroller general, giving presentations on what it will truly take to solve America's financial problems. Walker, now head of the Comeback America Initiative, and Conrad said the new
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Walker walks the talk on the government's spending - Lincoln Journal Star
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David Walker, former Comptroller General of the United States, prepares to speak at a public discussion of American fiscal policies and debt at Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on Wednesday, August 17, 2011. (GWYNETH ROBERTS/Lincoln Journal Star)
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Democrat calls for breakup of 30th district - Daily Mail - Charleston
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Also pictured are Delegates John Doyle, left, Meshea Poore, front, and David Walker, right. CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The tide turned against Kanawha County's seven-member 30th District Thursday, when one of the district's Democrats publicly said it's time
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Recommended: 'Press Pass' conversation with David Walker - msnbc.com
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By NBC's Adam Verdugo and Joe Toohey David Walker, the former head of the Government Accountability Office, called out the leaders in Washington, who he said "punted" on the debt deal. "The tough choices will probably not be made until after the 2012
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Walker column misread state's fiscal condition - Greenwich Time
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From his home in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, a neighborhood dotted with million-dollar shore-line mansions, David Walker, the former US comptroller general, laments the poor financial condition of his newly adopted home state ("Connecticut:
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Leadership Lessons from Apple CEO Steve Jobs - Network World
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Great leaders like Apple CEO Steve Jobs are supreme visionaries and marketing geniuses, says executive leadership expert Paul David Walker, author of Unleashing Genius (Morgan James Publishing, 2008). In order to be better leaders
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Unbeaten Blue Devils survive first-round scare - DesMoinesRegister.com
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Junior David Walker is greeted near home plate by Martensdale-St. Marys junior TJ Foster and other teammates after his game-winning single in the seventh inning July 25 against English Valleys. The Blue Devils won 2-1. / ADAM WILSON/RECORD-HERALD STAFF
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 1830
    Age 44
    Despite such efforts, Walker's pamphlet was widespread by early 1830.
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  • 1829
    Age 43
    In September 1829, Walker published his appeal to Black people entitled Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles; Together with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America, Written in Boston, State of Massachusetts, September 28, 1829.
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  • 1828
    Age 42
    By the end of 1828, Walker had become Boston's leading spokesman against slavery.
    There were three used clothing merchants, including Walker, who went to trial in 1828 for selling stolen property.
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    Thomas Dalton and Walker oversaw the publication of John T. Hilton's An Address, Delivered Before the African Grand Lodge of Boston, No. 459, June 24th, 1828, by John T. Hilton: On the Annual Festival, of St. John the Baptist (Boston, 1828).
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  • 1826
    Age 40
    He married between 1826 and 1828.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1825
    Age 39
    Walker settled in Boston by 1825; slavery had been abolished in Massachusetts after the American Revolutionary War.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1796
    Age 10
    Born on September 28, 1796.
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