Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2017’

Summer and Fall Walking Tours

The Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee and the David Ruggles Center are pleased to announce a series of upcoming tours of the African American Heritage Trail. Tours are free and open to the public. Saturday, July 8, 10am; meet at the Sojourner Truth statue on the corner of Park and Pine Streets Sunday, August 13, 10:30am; meet at the David Ruggles Center Sunday, September …

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Rutgers to Name Apartment Building after Sojourner Truth

In February 2017 Rutgers University announced that it will name an apartment building on its historic New Brunswick campus after the abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth (c.1797-1883). The decision followed research findings, published in Scarlet and Black: Slavery and Dispossession in Rutgers History, that Sojourner Truth had been enslaved as a child to members of the family of Rutgers’ …

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