Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth
In this day and age, a woman never wonders why she is able to vote, be elected to public office and hold the rights that she has today. She never realizes that the opportunities she has were once forbidden and furiously fought over in the 1800?s. Furthermore, does one ever contemplate the harsh treatment of individuals in slavery taking place during this time Living in modern-day America, it is difficult to imagine all this was occurring considering that now, everyone is free. But everyone must realize that ?Freedom is not free.? It took years to acquire women?s rights and emancipation, among many other things. In order to provide liberty to every slave and woman deprived of her rights, people have had to step up and initiate action. Many people have died for what they believed in to make others understand how terribly they want the people of our generation to have what they did not. Among all of these people, one woman stands out like black print on white paper. This woman was not afraid to speak her mind and let her thoughts be known to everyone. She, along

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