The laws he passed? Only fools wouldn't see they were made fore our former masters, aiming to chain us up again.
We may not have many allies in the South, but the Radicals in the North are trying hard. Passing laws to override Johnson's policies.
The 14th Amendment was passed recently, now we only wait for the Southern states to ratify, but it won't an easy fight. The Southerners are fierce and stubborn, they won't give up so easily...
But we won't either. The new election is coming up. It is the war general. We could trust him, he treated our brothers like equals before the laws were passed. The Whites will not stop us with their guns, we WILL have our say in this.