Sojourner Truth
By Hannah and Savannah

Background info: She was born in 1797 in New York. Her name given by her parents is Isabella Baumfree, but she started calling herself Sojourner Truth in 1843. Sojourner's parents were James and Isabella Baumfree, and she had 11 other siblings. She died in 1883.

Accomplishments: Sojourner had a powerful voice, which she used to give speeches, which were mostly about feminism and racial inequalities. One of her most famous speeches was called "Ain't I a Woman?" This speech was given at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention in 1851.

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We had William Lloyd Garrison also believed that women should be included in the anti-slavery act.

2 years ago
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William believed that women should be apart of the anti slavery act too.