Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I A Woman?”: African American Women & Feminism

Sojourner TruthMay 30, 2014 – Segment 3

May 29 marked the 163rd anniversary of Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech. Center for Emerging Media cultural correspondent Lea Gilmore joins us for a reading of that speech. Then, we discuss African American women and feminism with:

  • Lea Gilmore, singer, activist, and Center for Emerging Media cultural correspondent;
  • dream hampton, writer, filmmaker and co-author of the New York Times best seller Decoded
  • A. Adar Ayira, project manager of the More in the Middle Campaign for Associated Black Charities and facilitator and analyst at Baltimore Racial Justice Action;
  • Jodi Kelber-Kaye, Associate Director of the Honors College at UMBC and former faculty member in Gender and Women’s Studies there.

This segment originally aired May 29, 2013.


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