Sojourner Truths speech Ain't I a Woman delivered in 1851 at the Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio in my expanded series of orals by famous historical women. Also you will find on this page a short profile biography.
This text is mainly based on the themes of abolition and women's rights. She was the voice of the American Black population in the history of abolitionism and feminism. A well-known public speaker who mixed advocated controversial and religious speech topics with humor.
She criticized woman suffrage and stereo type roles men preached females should have in life. Isabella Baumfree (her real birthname) presentation contains inspiring messages:
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Born around 1797 into slavery in Swartekill, New York as Isabella Baumfree. From 1843, she called herself the way we know her for some centuries now, meaning traveling preacher.
Became a popular Methodist public speaker on American abolitionist and women's rights.
Most people of her time agree that this plea for equal rights was absolutely outstanding as an improvised poetic-feel narrative of one of the great African-Americans in history.
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