Sojourner Truth: The Slave That Sued Her Master & Won

Her speech, Ain't I A Woman, is still considered one of the most important and most quoted speeches in the history of the US. Quite an accomplishment for someone who never learned to read or write. A prominent feminist and abolitionist, she was the first Black woman to win a trial against a white man.

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by Achille DevÈria, printed by FranÁois Le Villain, published by Edward Bull, published by Edward Churton, after Unknown artist, hand-coloured lithograph, 1830s

Queen Nzinga: Badass African Queen That Fought The Portuguese & Won

Queen Nzinga: The Portuguese sold her people into slavery - so she went to war Queen Nzinga: Who Was She? Queen Nzinga saw the white man come to Africa and…

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Harriet Tubman: Underground Railway Pioneer & Union Army Fighter

Born as a slave, Harriet Tubman became the woman who led the most slaves to their freedom. She aunderwent brain surgery without anesthesia and was also the first woman to lead an attack in the U.S. military. These are just ways to describe Harriet Tubman, a woman who was born a slave, managed to escape, and instead of enjoying the life of freedom in the north - devoted her life to helping others.

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