SOJOURNER TRUTH: A LIFE AND LEGACY OF FAITH
In early June 1881, Truth addressed the members of the state legislature of Michigan, which was considering a measure to institute capital punishment in the state. A reporter's version of her remarks was printed in the Battle Creek Nightly Moon newspaper on June 8, 1881.
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How many homes did Sojourner Truth own?
She owned three homes all together. Northampton, Mass. (1850), Harmonia village outside Battle Creek, Michigan (1857) and College Street, Battle Creek, Michigan (1867).
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SOJOURNER TRUTH: INTERVIEW WITH LINCOLN
SOJOURNER TRUTH: ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
Truth's account of her meeting with President Abraham Lincoln on October 29, 1864, is taken from a letter dictated by her to Rowland Johnson, reprinted in the Book of Life section of the Narrative, (1875 edition), pages 177-79.
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SOJOURNER TRUTH: BRAIN TEASERS
Sojourner Truth was perhaps the most famous African-American woman in 19th century America. For over forty years she traveled the country as a forceful and passionate advocate for the dispossessed, using her quick wit and fearless tongue to fight for human rights.
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