Sojourner TruthSojourner Truth was born as Isabella Baumfree. She was a slave who was sold several times until she was freed under New York state law. She became an abolitionist and women's rights advocate through her religious activism. Her narrative is the autobiography of her life and experiences. is born into slavery in New York State. She is one of thirteen children born to James and Elizabeth Baumfree, both slaves.
Sojourner Truth born (1797)
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