Born into slavery, Sojourner Truth was an outspoken slavery abolitionist and suffragist. In 1851, she delivered her famous "Ain’t I a Woman?" speech at the Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio. In her speech, she challenged the women’s movement to include the experiences of women of color. Today we remember Sojourner for her historical contributions to justice and human rights. High-res

Born into slavery, Sojourner Truth was an outspoken slavery abolitionist and suffragist. In 1851, she delivered her famous "Ain’t I a Woman?" speech at the Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio. In her speech, she challenged the women’s movement to include the experiences of women of color. Today we remember Sojourner for her historical contributions to justice and human rights.