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The 15th Annual Sojourner Truth Memorial Celebration, free and open to the public, will be held on Sunday, May 28, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the Sojourner Truth statue, at the corner of Park and Pine Streets in Florence, MA. The celebration will be highlighted by a keynote address by Ingrid Askew, theatre artist and cultural activist. We will …
Nearly a hundred people gathered at the Sojourner Truth statue in Florence, MA, last Sunday, May 24, to celebrate Sojourner Truth’s legacy in the local community. The beautiful afternoon started with a tour of the African American Heritage Trail, led by committee member Wendy Sinton, during which tour participants learned of the history of early industry in Florence, the formation …
Thank you to all who attended Sunday’s 12th annual Sojourner Truth Memorial Statue Celebration! The event was a wonderful testament to Sojourner Truth’s legacy in Florence, with impressive scholars, thought-provoking speakers, and entertaining performers. To see more photos of the event, please visit our Facebook page.
The 2013 Annual Celebration of Sojourner’s spirit was a lively one. Entertainment, premier of a new book, scholarship winners and more.