Selling the Shadow to Support the Substance: Ain’t I a Woman
One of the many guises in which poetry presents itself: Here American actress Alfrie Woodard delivers New Yorker Sojourner Truth‘s spontaneous speech, “Ain’t I a Woman.” Sojourner gave this speech at the Women’s Convention in Akron, Ohio in May of 1851.
SOJOURNER TRUTH (1797-1883)
African-American Abolitionist and Women’s Right Activist
Thanks to Laurel D. for sharing the video.