Preacher, Abolitionist, Suffragette
Birthplace: Ulster County, NY
As a free woman at age 43, Sojourner Truth left New York and decided to "sojourn" the land and speak the God's "truth." She traveled extensively, speaking about her life as a slave and eventually arriving in Northampton, MA, where she was introduced to the women’s equality Reference
Abolitionists Working Together
This lesson discusses the relationship between different abolitionists, including Sojourner Truth.
Ain't I a Woman
Truth's famous speech.
Return to the Encyclopedia
of Prominent African Americans.