Young people get an education about slavery: DAY #1 of “Cradle” Blogging Tour

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Young people touch the welts on the back of the bronze statue of Sojourner Truth, the abolitionist and suffrage activist, whose statue as a slave child was unveiled in Ulster County in the Hudson Valley on the first day of the blogging tour of the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement of the United States.  Read article by Olivia Twine. Article by Marguerite Kearns. Photo: Olivia Twine. For more information: http://letsrockthecradle.com

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3 responses to “Young people get an education about slavery: DAY #1 of “Cradle” Blogging Tour

  1. The articles by Marguerite and Olivia were fascinating. I loved this quote from Sojourner Truth: “I’m not going to die, I’m going home like a shooting star.” What a thing to aspire to!

  2. Kete Littlefield

    This article is tremendous. I was really touched. It’s about time that Sojourner Truth and other great women like her get the recognition they deserve.

  3. Pretty profound.

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