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Sojourner Truth

Summary: Basic history of Sojourner Truth.
Sojourner Truth was an ex-slave and fiery abolitionist. She was also a riveting preacher and spellbinding singer who dazzled listeners with her wit and originality. She was a domestic cleaner by day and a lay Methodist preacher by night. When she gave speeches in public she not only spoke she sang. She was a very intelligent woman despite her illiteracy. She was a tall woman, about 5 feet 11 inches. She had an extremely low voice almost like a man but she had a beautifully powerful singing voice. She was born into slavery as Isabella Van Wagenen in Ulster County in Hurley, New York in 1797. She was one of 13 children but she never got to know her brothers and sisters because they were all quickly sold as slaves as soon as they were old enough. Her master was Mr. Dumont and he arranged for her to marry a slave named...

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