- Sojourner Truth was one of the most effective women's right leaders.
- She was born as a slave in New York.
- Her original name was Isabella Baumfree.
- After gaining her freedom, she believed that God wanted her to fight slavery.
- She wanted to sojourn, or travel, across the land speaking nothing but the truth. Because of this, she took the name Sojourner Truth.
- Truth's words were barely written down but they were spread by other people's voices.
- According to a witness, Sojourner hinted that women were inferior to men by nature.