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In , she dictated what would become her autobiography— The Narrative of Sojourner Truth —to Olive Gilbert, who assisted in its publication. Truth survived on sales of the book, which also brought her national recognition. Anthony , as well as temperance advocates—both causes she quickly championed. In it, she challenged prevailing notions of racial and gender inferiority and inequality by reminding listeners of her combined strength Truth was nearly six feet tall and female status.
She continued speaking nationally and helped slaves escape to freedom.
When the Civil War started, Truth urged young men to join the Union cause and organized supplies for black troops. While in Washington, DC, she lobbied against segregation, and in the mid s, when a streetcar conductor tried to violently block her from riding, she ensured his arrest and won her subsequent case. In the late s, she collected thousands of signatures on a petition to provide former slaves with land, though Congress never took action. Nearly blind and deaf towards the end of her life, Truth spent her final years in Michigan.
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MLA - Michals, Debra. National Women's History Museum, Date accessed. Chicago - Michals, Debra. Library of Congress. Sojourner Truth Memorial. Bernard, Jacqueline. New York: Feminist Press, Butler, Mary G.
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Sojourner Truth. New York: Chelsea House, Mabee, Carleton and Susan Mabee Newhouse. Sojourner Truth - Slave, Prophet, Legend. Ortiz, Victoria. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Painter, Nell Irvin, ed.
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