Sojourner Truth Profile Assignment - Maria P Timothy Conway...

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Maria P. Timothy ConwayProfile Assignment 1029. April. 2015Reading about Sojourner Truth, I was amazed at the confidence and strength that she had for a black woman during her time period. It stood interesting to me that she was nearly six feet tall and that she wasn’t treated worse than she was – I say that because of how women were treated during this timeperiod, to me, I would’ve thought that she would’ve been seen more as a threat to others especially white people such as that officer who confronted her and then just went about his day after she confidently gave her answer of who she is. It was very empowering reading about when she was giving her speech and how she identified all the body parts that make her a woman but yet treated like something different instead – something lower and not worthy of a man and/or a human. This is becausewomen during this time were perceived to adhere to men but her standing at nearly six feet tall thought

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