1797 ca1883, Nov 26
an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. After going to court to recover her son, in 1828 she became the first black woman to win such a case against a white man.
 Timeline (3)
06/01/1843-Sojourner Truth leaves New York to begin her career as antislavery activist 
01/25/1851-Sojourner Truth addresses first Black Women's Rights Convention (Akron) 
05/29/1851-Sojourner Truth speaks at the Women's Rights Convention in Akron, OH
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