Moments: Sojourner Truth via Alice Walker

“And ain’t I a woman? I have born 13 children, and seen most all sold off to slavery.  And when I cried out with my mothers grief, none but Jesus heard me.  And ain’t I a woman?”


Women of Black History Month: Sojourner Truth

*Welcome to Black History Month (more will be discussed on this later).   As a proud African-American, I plan to highlight the women who made critical impacts in black history and paved the way for me to be able to do the things that I have done and will do today.  They may be activist for equality, women’s rights, pioneers, educators, figures in black feminism (yes we had to even create our own piece of feminism!) so on.  If you have a woman you would like to see highlighted this month — do let me know.

Sojourner Truth

Image from the Library of Congress (” 


If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.” —Sojourner Truth

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