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If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down, these women together ought to be able to turn it right again. ~Sojourner Truth

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"That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helps me into carriages, or over mud puddles, or give me any best place! And ain't I a woman?" ~ Sojourner Truth (1797 - 1883) On May 29, 1851 Sojourner Truth delivered her "Ain't I A Woman?" speech at the Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio. Read the speech here: http://www.nps.gov/wori/historyculture/sojourner-truth.htm

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"I have borne 13 children, and seen most sold off to slavery. And when I cried out with a mother's grief, none heard me but Jesus!" quote from "Ain't I A Woman?" by Sojourner Truth

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