Facts about Sojourner Truth USA Flag

Summary

Sojourner Truth (born as Isabella Baumfree in Swartekill, New York, died in Battle Creek, Michigan) was a famous Activist from USA, who lived between November 18, 1787 and November 26, 1883. She became 96 years old.

Biography

Sojourner Truth was a black woman in the United States who fought against slavery. She took this name in 1843. She was born into slavery, probably in 1797.

She escaped to Canada in 1827, after New York abolished slavery in 1829 she went back to NYC. She was involved in both the women's rights movement and anti-slavery movement, she traveled land and sea around and talked about all the people's right to be free. One of her most famous speeches was Ain't I a Woman?, that she was held on U.S. women's freedom second congress in 1851.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 7 quotes who is written / told by Sojourner.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Charles F. Kettering, Charles Eastman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Ward Beecher, Helen Keller, Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Schweitzer, Elbert Hubbard, Robert Frost, H. C. Andersen, Henry W. Longfellow, Berthold Auerbach, George Matthew Adams, Alice Meynell, James Lane Allen, Alexandre Dumas, John Barrymore, Samuel Smiles, John Stuart Mill, Frank Lloyd Wright

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sojourner_Truth
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ain%27t_I_a_Woman%3F

Famous quotes by Sojourner Truth (7)


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"It is the mind that makes the body"
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"Truth is powerful and it prevails"
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"Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff"
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"If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it"
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"We do as much, we eat as much, we want as much"
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"Those are the same stars, and that is the same moon, that look down upon your brothers and sisters, and which they see as they look up to them, though they are ever so far away from us, and each other"
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"I am not going to die, I'm going home like a shooting star"


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