An abolitionist and former slave, Sojourner Truth also helped recruit black soldiers for the Civil War in Michigan. Photo: Mathew Brady Studio, albumen silver print, circa Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery.
"I have borne 13 children, and seen most sold off to slavery. And when I cried out with a mother's grief, none heard me but Jesus!" quote from "Ain't I A Woman?" by Sojourner Truth Slavery was so sad. How could we treat people this way in the South.