National African American History Month in February is dedicated to honoring the contributions African American people have made to American society and to kick off the month, Google put the spotlight on Sojourner Truth.
Born in 1797 to slave parents, Truth was originally named Isabella Bomfree, according to the National Women’s History Museum. She was born in Ulster County, New York, but was bought and sold multiple times during the course of her life. The first time she was sold, she was about nine years old, according to History.com, and was purchased along with a flock of sheep by John Neely in exchange for $100….
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