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Women you should know : Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth was an African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826.

Watch a short biography video about Sojourner Truth, the abolitionist and former slave best known for her 1851 speech “Ain’t I a Woman?”

 

 

 

 

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