Born into slavery in 1797, Sojourner Truth escaped to freedom with her baby daughter by 1826. For the rest of her life, this extraordinary woman continued to fight for rights for black people, women, and other disenfranchised populations. This in-depth account explores Truth's fascinating life as an abolitionist leader. Photographs bring the information to life and sidebars add dimension to the main text. A timeline highlights key moments in Truth's life and offers insight into the historical context of her work. A must-read for history students.