Sojourner Truth

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sojourner Truth United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883)
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Usage

In literature:

Then slowly from her seat in the corner rose Sojourner Truth, who till now had scarcely lifted her head.
"A Social History of The American Negro" by Benjamin Brawley
Among these are Sojourner Truth, Edward Wilmot Blyden, and Henry O. Tanner.
"The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916" by Various
She ran away from slavery and giving up her own name took the name of Sojourner Truth.
"Darkwater" by W. E. B. Du Bois
That wonderful colored woman, Sojourner Truth, also was present.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
It would be within the truth to say that the period of Goethe's sojourn in Strassburg was the most memorable epoch of his life.
"The Youth of Goethe" by Peter Hume Brown
We see the renunciation, the sojourn in the wilderness, the attainment under the bo-tree, the preaching of the Truth.
"Appearances" by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
Sojourner Truth, Mrs. Stowe's "Lybian Sibyl," was present at this Convention.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
Olympia Brown, Sojourner Truth (Mrs. Stowe's "Lybian Sybil"), Rev.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
Sojourner Truth, i, 115, 567; ii, 193, 222, 224, 926; iii, 458, 531.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
TRUTH, SOJOURNER, at W. R.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
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In poetry:

Yet it is well that out of youth,
Though in amaze and fear,
We thus should waken to the truth —
That secret had — and hear
The voice that cries, 'O blind of soul and fond,
Thou dost but sojourn here, thy true life is beyond!
"The Meditation Of Isaac" by Samuel John Stone

In news:

"I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance" was the caption on photographer Sojourner Truth's visiting card.
Sojourner Truth, Friday April 2nd, 7-8 am.
Nancy Pelosi and First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated the legacy of Sojourner Truth at the Capitol today.
An E2 tornado struck Sojourner Truth Academy bringing the 2010-2011 school year to an abrupt end.
Pastor Kamal Hassan (left) of Sojourner Truth Presbyterian Church and Pastor J Alfred Smith Jr of Allen Temple Baptist Church.
A fight that was apparently sparked by a post on the mobile photo-sharing program "Instagram" spiraled Tuesday into a melee between the families of two high school girls attending Sojourner Truth Academy, an Uptown charter school.
Join Margaret Prescod on Wednesday May 2nd from 7-8AM for a special edition of Sojourner Truth when Margaret welcomes Producer, Musician and long-time Gil Scott-Heron collaborator Brian Jackson for the full hour.
People & Ideas: Sojourner Truth.
In 1796, Sojourner Truth's experiences as a slave informed her later conversion to Methodism and her staunch commitment to abolition, women's rights and temperance.
Volunteer Opportunities at The Sojourner Truth House.
A parent who had arrived at Sojourner Truth Academy to pick up his child after a fight broke out at the school was arrested after attempting to run down an 18-year-old student he thought was dating his daughter, police said.
Sojourner Truth Academy, a small charter high school along Napoleon Avenue in Uptown, will close its doors after this academic year, admitting defeat in a losing struggle to raise test scores above state standards.
People & Ideas: Sojourner Truth .
In 1796, Sojourner Truth 's experiences as a slave informed her later conversion to Methodism and her staunch commitment to abolition, women's rights and temperance.
Sojourner Truth : from slave to abolitionist.
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