Sojourner Truth in Her Own Words

Born a slave,  Isabella Bomfree  (or Baumfree) gained her freedom with the help of an abolitionist family.  She later took the name Sojourner Truth and became a public speaker, itinerant preacher and advocate for abolition, temperance, and civil and women’s rights in the nineteenth century.  I first learned about Sojourner Truth in school.  Then asContinue reading “Sojourner Truth in Her Own Words”