Sojourner Truth

Individuals connected with the Heirs to the Confederacy were accused of vandalizing a monument to slaves on UNC's campus.

Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey renamed areas of its campus to pay homage to former slaves.

The long and storied life of abolitionist, civil rights activist, and women’s rights advocate Sojourner Truth (pictured) began some time in 1797 under harsh conditions. Born in to slavery, Truth was formerly named Isabella Baumfree as she grew up in the Hudson Valley region of New York before taking her self-given name in 1843. Truth […]

S ojourner Truth’s  extraordinary journey from slave to abolitionist and women’s right activist was captured most pointedly during a speech she delivered at the Ohio Women’s Right Convention on May 29, 1851, cementing her status as a notable anti-slavery speaker in the annals of history. SEE ALSO: Happy Birthday To The Late Dr. Betty Shabazz! […]

This week marks the 35th commemoration of International Women’s Day (Monday), celebrated by the United Nations. This year’s theme is “Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities, Progress for all.”