Word of the Week: Equivocation

As in: BookCover_TheProblemofSlaveryintheAgeofEmmancipation “While conveying this message, the ACS [American Colonization Society] bitterly alienated blacks by its equivocations on slave emancipation …”

Davis, D. B. (2014). The problem of slavery in the age of emancipation.  New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, p. 131.

 

For definitions of equivocation see the Oxford English Dictionary and the Credo Reference e-book collection.

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