Sojourner Truth

(c. 1797—1883) American evangelist and reformer

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Preacher and autobiographer, born in Ulster County, New York. She lived as a slave until 1827; thereafter she became a travelling preacher, speaking on behalf of abolition and women's ...

Subjects: Literature — United States History.

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