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BHM Series #6: Alfre Woodard Gives Life to Sojourner Truth

In honor of Black History Month, I’m reposting a previous series. A few years ago, (2015 to be exact!) I challenged myself to write 28 posts highlighting African-American History. This year I finally reached my goal!!! Check out my original post below which appeared on February 3, 2015. To see more posts in this series, click here.

If you are a fan (like me) of the new hit series How to Get Away with Murder, you’ll love this.

“Ain’t I A Woman”, by Sojourner Truth as Read by Alfre Woodard

Actress Alfre Woodard performs a very moving piece from black abolitionist, and former slave, Sojourner Truth who delivered an impromptu speech before a gathering of feminists in Akron Ohio in 1851. (Click here to view this video directly on YouTube.)

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