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One of the many guises in which poetry presents itself:  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. Ain’t I a Woman is posted here today in honor of Black History Month and International Women’s Day. The theme for the later this year is gender parity. SOJOURNER TRUTH (1797-1883) African-American Abolitionist… Read More

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.