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The electrifying speeches of Sojourner Truth
Isabella Baumfree was born into slavery in late 18th century New York. Fleeing bondage with her youngest daughter, she renamed herself Sojourner Truth and embarked on a legendary speaking tour. She became known as an electrifying orator and her speeches impacted thousands of people in communities across the United States. Daina Ramey Berry details the life of the outspoken activist. [Directed by WOW-HOW Studio, narrated by Christina Greer, music by Stephen LaRosa].