Antebellum Black suffrage activist and barber from Providence, Rhode Island / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alfred Niger (1797—August 25, 1862) was a free Black activist who lived in Providence, Rhode Island and worked as a barber. Niger was a leading influential figure in the movement for Black suffrage in early 19th century Rhode Island, during the onset of the Dorr Rebellion.
Antebellum Black suffrage activist and barber from Providence, Rhode Island
|Died||August 25, 1862|
In 1831, William Lloyd Garrison hired Niger to be an agent for The Liberator throughout Rhode Island. Niger was also an agent for Freedom's Journal in Providence.