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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Northampton Dedicates Sojourner Truth Statue

On this day in 2002, a statue was installed in Florence, a village of Northampton, to honor Sojourner Truth, the former slave best known for the "Ain't I a Woman" speech she delivered in 1851. Arriving in Northampton in the winter of 1843, she joined the Association of Education and Industry, a communally-run farm and silk factory. It was...
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