Famous People Born in 1797
Civil Rights Activist, Women's Rights Activist / 1797 - 1883
Sojourner Truth is best known for her extemporaneous speech on racial inequalities, "Ain't I a Woman?", delivered at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention in 1851.
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profile name: Sojourner Truth profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Women's Rights Activist
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