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Title: Sojourner Truth

Speaker or author: Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883

Newspaper or publication: National Anti-Slavery Standard

The speaker delivered an entertaining speech emphasizing a focus on love and strength of character in overcoming adversity. She told about her experiences with slavery, and stressed that she was for women's rights and against colonization. (Includes mp3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 892 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1853

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: audio; Colonization; liberty; women

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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