Poem by Sojourner Truth (1797-1883)


Copyright © Sojourner Truth, 1852 & Erlene Stetson

There is no exact copy of the speech Sojourner Truth gave at the Women's rights Convention in Akron Ohio, in 1852. The poem above was adapted to the poetic format by Erelene Stetson from copy found in Sojourner, God's Faithful Pilgrim by Arthur Huff Fauset, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1938).

Version of Speech as printed in Anti-Slavery Bugle, June 21 1851.

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