And That’s the Truth: Me Too

5 Feb 2018 /
Sojourner Truth

[And That’s the Truth is a feature by our guest blogger, Sojourner Truth– PE]

If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.

I have as much rights as any man, and can do as much work as any man. And ain’t I a woman?

Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain’t I a woman?

I could work as much and eat as much as a man – when I could get it – and bear the lash as well! And ain’t I a woman?

I have borne thirteen children, and seen most all sold off to slavery, and when I cried out with my mother’s grief, none but Jesus heard me! And ain’t I a woman?

That little man in black there, he says women can’t have as much rights as men, ’cause Jesus Christ wasn’t a woman! Where did your Christ come from? Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him.

And that’s the Truth!


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