Sojourner Truth

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner Truth Full Name: Sojourner Truth


Profession: Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate
Why Famous: Known for her extemporaneous speech on gender inequalities "Ain't I a Woman?"

Born: November 18, 1787
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Swartekill, New York, USA

Died: November 26, 1883 (aged 96)

Historical Events in the Life of Sojourner Truth

  • 1843-06-01 Sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist
  • 1851-05-29 Sojourner Truth addresses 1st Black Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio