The Electrifying Speeches of Sojourner Truth - Daina Ramey Berry

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John Horgan
by TED-Ed
published on 02 April 2021
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Get to know the story of Sojourner Truth, a woman born into slavery who became known as a powerful orator and outspoken activist.

Isabella Baumfree was born into slavery in late 18th century New York. Fleeing bondage with her youngest daughter, she renamed herself Sojourner Truth and embarked on a legendary speaking tour. She became known as an electrifying orator and her speeches impacted thousands of people in communities across the United States. Daina Ramey Berry details the life of the outspoken activist.

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TED-Ed, . "The Electrifying Speeches of Sojourner Truth - Daina Ramey Berry." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Apr 2021. Web. 27 Sep 2021.