Sojourner Truth (Isabella Baumfree),preacher,abolitionst,speaker,and women’s rights advocate,began her journey to help escaped Blacks find housing and work in the North on June 1,1843.    TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PERSON VISIT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1954, the Reverend Alfred “Al” Sharpton has been preaching since age four. He was licensed and ordained at age nine. In 1971, he founded the National Youth Movement and for seventeen years led the organization, registering young people to vote and giving them job opportunities. His direct-action and civil […]