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Sojourner Truth (born Isabella ("Bell") Baumfree; c. 1797 – November 26, 1883)was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. Sojourner Truth is best known for her extemporaneous speech on racial inequalities, "Ain't I A Woman?" In 2014, Truth was included in Smithsonian magazine's list of the "100 Most Significant Americans of All Time".
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Voices Of Freedom:
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Acrylic On Canvas
30"w x 40"h
Video Biography Of Sojourner Truth
Bibliography - Writings Of Sojourner Truth
- Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Northern Slave (1850)
- AIN'T I A WOMAN? by Sojourner Truth
Speech Delivered 1851 at the Women's Convention in Akron, Ohio
- Sojourner Truth - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Sojourner Truth - From Biography.com
- Sojourner Truth - A Life and Legacy of Faith
- Sojourner Truth - Abolitionist, Minister, Ex-Slave, Woman's Rights Activist
- Sojourner Truth Institute
- Sojourner Truth - African American Abolitionist
- History Of American Women - Sojourner Truth
- African American Odyssey - Sojourner Truth
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