Tag: Sojourner Truth

VIDEOS: Bringing you our special wishes for the 2018 holiday season!

VIDEOs for the holiday season. A special greeting for the season. Plus a session highlighting Sojourner Truth. Get ready for 2019….


New York State will honor suffrage activists by way of statues on state land!

  The State of New York is planning to build two statues to honor suffragists Sojourner Truth and Rosalie Gardiner Jones. The statue of Sojourner Truth will be sited on the Empire State Trail in Ulster County, where she was born.  Truth was born into slavery circa 1797, sold three times, and ultimately escaped to freedom in 1826.  She went on to became a…


Suffrage News Notes from Marguerite Kearns on Suffrage Wagon News Channel

VIDEO: Marguerite Kearns features women’s suffrage news and features on voting rights blog on Vimeo. For all those who avoid reading, this video is a quick overview of the Votes for Women news notes of the past few weeks on Suffrage Wagon News Channel. You’ll get the picture in only a few minutes and still have…


Young people get an education about slavery: DAY #1 of the “Cradle” Blogging Tour

Young people touch the welts on the back of the bronze statue of Sojourner Truth, the abolitionist and suffrage activist, whose statue as a slave child was unveiled in Ulster County in the Hudson Valley on the first day of the blogging tour of the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement of the United States.  Read article…