Sojourner truth her story

Her Story: Sojourner Truth


by Sojourner Truth and Olive Gilbert from Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a Northern Slave

Sojourner Truth was a abolitionist, feminist, and political activist. Born into slavery about 1797 in New York, she escaped and became free in 1825. This passage is from her autobiography. Students will read the passage and respond to comprehension questions.