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Sojourner Truth: Defensora de los Derechos Civiles Kathleen Collins

Sojourner Truth: Defensora de los Derechos Civiles

Kathleen Collins

Published December 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780823941452
Hardcover
32 pages
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 About the Book 

Sojourner Truth began her life as a slave in upstate New York. She obtained her freedom, and moved to New York City, where she became an evangelist and reformer, who worked diligently to further the rights of women and the abolition of slavery. As aMoreSojourner Truth began her life as a slave in upstate New York. She obtained her freedom, and moved to New York City, where she became an evangelist and reformer, who worked diligently to further the rights of women and the abolition of slavery. As a speaker, she was known for her quick wit, and?at 6 feet tall?her powerful presence. A prophetic voice, she would anticipate the many social changes to come and lead the way for the modern civil rights movement. Primary source materials help provide insight into the life of this inspirational woman.