Ain't I a Woman Speech | Study Guide

Sojourner Truth

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Ain't I a Woman Speech | Key Figures

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Sojourner Truth Sojourner Truth delivered the speech "Ain't I a Woman?" at the Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio, in 1851. Read More
Frances Dana Gage White journalist and president of the Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio, Frances Dana Gage (1808–84) published the most popular transcription of "Ain't I a Woman?" in 1863, 12 years after the speech was delivered.
Olive Gilbert Abolitionist and friend to Sojourner Truth, Olive Gilbert transcribed and helped Truth publish The Narrative of Sojourner Truth (1850). Truth was illiterate and relied on Gilbert's help in this effort.
Marius Robinson Journalist and abolitionist Marius Robinson (1806–78) published the first version of "Ain't I a Woman?" in a rumination on the Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio, two months after the convention. His thoughts were published in the newspaper for which he was editor, the Anti-Slavery Bugle.
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