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Ain't I a Woman? Sojourner Truth via Frances Gage, 1881 | Women's History with Jone Johnson Lewis
This version, written down about 30 years after the event, has likely been influenced by literary trends including reproducing speech as dialect. Recent scholarship disputes whether this is an accurate representation of Truth’s 1851 speech. 1881 Account by Frances Gage: “Wall, chilern, whar dar is so much racket dar must be somethin’ out o’ kilter. …