Emancipation Proclamation, Sojourner Truth
moved to Washington, D.C., met Lincoln and helped former slaves.
She dictated her biography,
The Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Northern Slave
"When I left the house of bondage I left everything behind. I wanted to keep nothing of Egypt on me, and so I went to the Lord and asked him to give me a new name."
"I set up my banner, and then I sing, and then folks always comes up 'round me, and then...I tells them about Jesus."
Her last full day on earth was NOVEMBER 25, 1883.
would begin her messages:
"Children, I talk to God and God talks to me."