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  2. Sojourner Truth - Wikipedia

    Sojourner Truth once estimated that she was born between 1797 and 1800. Truth was one of the 10 or 12 children born to James and Elizabeth Baumfree (or Bomefree). Colonel Hardenbergh bought James and Elizabeth Baumfree from slave traders and kept their family at his estate in a big hilly area called by the Dutch name Swartekill (just north of present-day Rifton), in the town of Esopus, New ...

  3. Sojourner Truth

    African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist, Sojourner Truth was born into slavery as Isabella Baumfree in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York. During the Civil War, Truth helped recruit black troops for the Union Army and tried unsuccessfully, after the war, to secure federal land grants for former slaves. Sojourner died on November 26, 1883, at her home in Battle Creek, Michigan.

  4. Sojourner Truth - Quotes, Facts & Speech - HISTORY

    Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) was an African American evangelist, abolitionist, women’s rights activist, author who was born into slavery. After escaping to freedom in 1826, Truth traveled the ...

  5. Sojourner Truth: Ain't I A Woman? - National Park Service

    At the 1851 Women’s Rights Convention held in Akron, Ohio, Sojourner Truth delivered what is now recognized as one of the most famous abolitionist and women’s rights speeches in American history, “Ain’t I a Woman?” She continued to speak out for the rights of African Americans and women during and after the Civil War.

  6. Sojourner Truth - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

    Sojourner Truth (/soʊ'dʒɜrnɛr 'truːθ/; Swartekill, Nueva York, c. 1797 - Battle Creek, Míchigan, 26 de noviembre de 1883) fue una abolicionista y activista por los derechos de la mujer. Truth nació bajo la esclavitud, pero escapó con su hija en 1826. Después de recurrir a los tribunales para recuperar a su hijo, se convirtió en la ...

  7. Compare the Speeches — The Sojourner Truth Project

    Compare the Two Speeches. Below are the two main written versions of Sojourner’s speech. The original, on the left, was delivered by Sojourner and transcribed by Marius Robinson, a journalist, who was in the audience at the Woman's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio on May 29, 1851.

  8. Sojourner

    Sojourner Family Peace Center is the largest nonprofit provider of domestic violence prevention and intervention services in Wisconsin, serving over 11,800 clients each year. Sojourner provides an array of support aimed at helping families affected by domestic violence achieve safety, justice and well-being.

  9. Sojourner Truth - Library of Congress

    Title: Sojourner Truth Other Title: I sell the shadow to support the substance; Date Created/Published: c1864. Medium: 1 photographic print on carte de visite mount : albumen ; 10 x 6 cm. Summary: Photograph shows Sojourner Truth in a three-quarter-length portrait. She is sitting at table with knitting and a book.

  10. SUNY New Paltz Library

    Sojourner Truth Library Statement on Racism and Racial Violence We in the Library stand with those who protest violence against Black people and people of color. We reaffirm, in so doing, our determination to ensure equitable, inclusive access to our resources, our commitment to anti-racist practice, and our pledge to use our skills and ...

  11. Sojourner Truth delivers powerful speech on African American ...

    At the Ohio Women’s Rights Convention, on May 29, 1851, the formerly enslaved woman, Sojourner Truth, rises to speak and assert her right to equality as a