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Updated: 9/12/2020
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  • I hope I will be able to keep you
  • She was born as Isabella Baumfree in Rifton, NY in 1797
  • Elizabeth BaumFree, her mother and James BaumFree, her father
  • Yeah, all your other siblings are sold
  • No! I wanna stay with my mama!
  • Your'e gonna be sold!
  • John is proud of Sojourner and decides to free her in one year
  • too bad!
  • You broke your promise!I hate you!
  • A year later...
  • I am going to run away
  • Sojourner ran away to a house that detested slavery.Sojourner was free but her 13 other children were not free.
  • Finally! I ran away.
  • Her slave owner found out and sold her to them for $20.
  • Sojourner took a white man to court and won the case.
  • Oh no, Peter was sold!
  • Peter, her son was sold to a slave owner in Alabama. It was illegal to sell slaves across state lines.
  • Sojourner won the case!! Her son is now back.
  • Sojourner traveled the US giving speeches about women's rights .
  • Let us Vote!We are humans too!
  • Ain't I a woman?
  • Women Matter!Women Matter!
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