Sojourner Truth | Critical Essay by Detroit Daily Post

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Sojourner Truth.
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SOURCE: “Lecture at Merrill Hall: Detroit, Michigan, June 27, 1871,” in Detroit Daily Post, June 28, 1871, p. 4. Reprinted in Sojourner Truth as Orator: Wit, Story, and Song, by Suzanne Pullon Fitch and Roseann M. Mandziuk, Greenwood Press, 1997, 238 p.

In the following article originally published in 1871, a lecture given by Truth is reviewed, and her petition to give African Americans lands in the West is briefly discussed.

A small but select audience assembled in Merrill Hall last evening to listen to Sojourner Truth, whose advent in Detroit and general views on the subject lectured upon have been before given. Her lecture was chiefly a resume of the topics touched upon in the account of herself in Sunday's Post, the principal one being that of the proposed amelioration of the present degraded and pauper-like condition of the colored people...

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