# 1 “Inspiration for Activism”
- Born into slavery as Isabella Baumfree, known by her self-given name of Sojourner Truth.
- Abolitionist and women’s rights activist.
- Best known for her “Ain’t *I a woman” speech, demanding equal human rights for women as well as for black people.
- Strove to improve cleanliness and quality of care at Freedman’s Relief Association in Washington, D.C.
- Advocated for formal nursing education, even though she herself never had that opportunity.
3 thoughts on “Sojourner Truth (1797-1883)”
That image isn’t Sojourner Truth. That’s young Harriet Tubman. Wow.
Thank you for noticing that. I apology for the error. I wrote profiles for both and had several pictures of each. I’ve corrected it.
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