The Controversy: The Baltimore Alliance

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The Baltimore alliance consist of black abolitionist William Watkins, Jack Greener, and Hezekiah Grice. They were opponents of the ACS and work in Baltimore with Benjamin Lundy. He was a white abolitionist, who had an antislavery newspaper. In addition, these men had a strong influence on William Lloyd Garrison, who later became the “ most influential American antislavery leader”(169). Furthermore, these abolitionists believed that free people should have immediate freedom, equal civil rights, and that the American Colonization Society was harmful to blacks.
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