Peter we are going to live with the Grears' now ok? You have been doing so well. I'm proud of you!
New York 1828
Hi... I'm Sojourner Truth.
1843, Isabella Baumfree changes her name to Sojourner Truth and travels to the East Coast to meet abolitionists
Good afternoon Ma'am, my name is Fredrick Douglass.
1846, Sojourner Truth becomes an abolitionist and tells her story when she was a slave and decides to devote her life to ending slavery.
And ain't I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain't I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man - when I could get it - and bear the lash as well! And ain't I a woman? I have borne thirteen children, and seen most all sold off to slavery, and when I cried out with my mother's grief, none but Jesus heard me! And ain't I a woman?
1864, The Civil War ended and the Freedman's Bureau in Washington DC invited Sojourner to come work with them to help ex-slaves.
Good day president Lincoln. I'm honored to be here!
Good day Sojourner! I'm pleased you could make it today!
1867, Sojourner Truth starts a new program to help ex-slaves start a new life since there was such a large population of poverty. She asks Congress for property for them to live and farm but they reject the idea.
Let me help you, we can clean you up and figure where you can live and get a job .
She was so good son. She lived a tremendous and full life!
November 26, 1883 Sojourner truth dies peacefully