Tag Archives: Sojourner Truth
Once upon a time, in New York, not far from where I live in New Jersey, a baby girl known as Isabella Baumfree was born into slavery to a Dutch-speaking master. She was auctioned off at the age of nine … Continue reading
Linda and I spontaneously took off today on a women’s history road trip to Val-Kill, Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Park, Hyde Park NY. Displays were organized around ER as a Journalist, Activist, Diplomat, Party Leader, Educator, Grandmother. We also found … Continue reading
Today–October 4th–in 2002 a statue was erected honoring Sojourner Truth in Florence, Massachusetts, a village near Northampton. It is one of my favorite statues.