On this day in 1797, Isabella Baumfree (Sojourner Truth ) was born in Ulster County, New York. Sojourner Truth was a former slave, women's rights activist, abolitionist, and great orator. On November 26, 1883, Sojourner passed away in her home in Battle Creek, Michigan. Her last words were said to be: "Be a follower of the Lord Jesus."
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