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Black History Month 2016: Ain't I A Woman

February 4, 2016

Watch today's short video of Kerry Washington performing as Sojourner Truth in her landmark speech "Ain't I A Woman?" and answer the questions below.

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/black-history-month/videos/aint-i-a-woman?m=528e394da93ae&s=undefined&f=1&free=false

1. In what city and state did she give this speech?

2. How many children did Sojourner Truth have?

3. What is one of the questions she asks or statements she makes, besides "ain't I a woman?" in her speech that resonated with you the most?


72 Comments

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. Women can't have as much rights as men

 Alexis Woolen   Thu, February 4, 2016

Honestly the speech showed how similar women are treated between the present and the past, women often aren't noticed as a strong, independent being and so they aren't looked at as equal to men.

 Ja'Kayla Young   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. Where did your Christ come from?

 Anita M.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1.) Akron, Ohio
2.) 13 children
3.) Where did your Christ come from?

 Rinoa chance   Fri, February 5, 2016

City and State- Akran, OH
How many children- 13
Statement- "Nothing but Jesus heard me."

 Kanique Tolbert   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. "where did your christ come from?"

 Becky Harris   Fri, February 5, 2016

She gave her speech Acronym,Ohio. What she asked that resonated with me the most is "Where did your christ come from" Sojourner had 13 kids.

 Ja'Naisia Young   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akhon Ohio

Sojourner truth had 13 kids( most was sold into slavery)

the worries of her time are still relevant today

 Marqwan S.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, OH
2. 13 (most sold into slavery)
3. The worries of her time are still relevant today (Iraq war)

 Mrs. VanDerSlik (modeling for students)   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13 (most sold into slavery)
3. The worries in her time are still relevent today. (She mentioned the Iraq War)

 Jocelyn T.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio

2. 13 (most sold into slavery)

3. Where did your Christ come from?

 Parker Johnson   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. The city and state was Akron Ohio
2. Sojourner Truth had 13 children (most sold into slavery)
3. The statement that resonated with me the most was "The worries of her time are still relevant today" or "If the first woman on earth was strong enough to turn the world upside down, then we are all strong enough to turn the world right-side-up again."

 Elizabeth S.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, OH
2. 13(most sold into slavery)
3. The worries of her time are still relevant today(Iraq war)

 Nicholas W.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron Ohio

2. 13 Children and most sold into slavery

3. Where did your christ come from

 Sierra McCallister   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron Ohio
2. sojourner truth had 13 children
3. "i had borned 13 children that was sold into slavery

 Deontre G.   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio
13 children
"nobody but jesus heard me"

 Grace Anders   Fri, February 5, 2016

akron, Ohio

13 children

Where did your christ come from

 Jaden Simmons   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. She gave the speech in Akron, Ohio.

2. Sojourner Truth had 13 children.

3. One of the questions she asked in her speech was "Where did christ come from?"

 Zion J.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron Ohio
2. 13
3. Where did your christ come from?

 Trenton S.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio

2. 13

3. Why did she call Jesus Christ "Joe Christ"

 Jakob P.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. "Where did your God come from"

 Kat Jacaway   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio is where she gave her speech
She had 13 children
Where did your christ come from?

 Julissa Collins   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron Ohio
2.13 children
3.Where did your christ come from?

 Adrian Herrera   Fri, February 5, 2016

1 ohio
2 13
3 only jesus heard her cries for her sold children

 Nathaniel B.   Fri, February 5, 2016

13 kids
In akron ohio
i can work more and eat more than any man

 Tyler M.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio

2. 13

3. Where did your christ come from?

 Jack McLaughlin   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. Where did your christ come from?

 Diamond Dean   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio

13 children

"If the first woman god made, flipped the world upside down, then all of the women in the world today can flip it right side up. The men better let then"

 Aaliyah L.   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio
13
"Where did your Christ come from?"

 Jack M.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. Nobody helps me in the carriages, no one helps me over mud puddles, nobody ever helps me.

 William H.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1: Akron, Ohio
2: 13 (Most sold into slavery)
3: "Where did your christ come from?"

 Maximillian B.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. "Where did your Christ come from?"

 Maddison C.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. The speech was in Akron, Ohio
2. She also had 13 children
3. One question she asked was "Where did your christ come from"

 Desean H.   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio

13 Children

"Women can't have as much as rights as men, because Christ wasn't a women. Well, where did your Christ come from? He came from God, and a woman, men had nothing to do with it."

 Riya P.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio

2. 13 children

3. Where did your Christ come from?

 Brady S.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio

2. 13 Children

3. "Where did your christ come from?"

 Spencer C.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13 children
3. "He says women can't have as many right as men."

 Emma T.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio

2. Thirteen children

3. "Where did your Christ come from?"

 Lydia R.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1.) She gave the speech in Akron, Ohio
2.) She had 13 children
3.) The quote that stood out the most to me was "I can work more and eat more than any man"

 Yaslin R.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. Sojourner Truth had 13 Children (Most sold into slavery)
3. "Where did your christ come from?"

 Timothy White-Huddleston   Fri, February 5, 2016

1.) Akron, Ohio
2.) 13 children
3.) Women can't have as much rights as men, because christ was a man.

 Melanie M.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio

2. 13 Children

3. "Men had nothing to do with it."

 Trey G.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13 children
3. Where did your Christ come from?

 Morgan H.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio

2. 13 children

3. "Where did your Christ come from?"

 Jorge M.   Fri, February 5, 2016

Sourjuner Truth gave her speech in Akron, Ohio.
She had 13 kids
"No one ever help me into carriages or carried me over puddles or gave me a special place, or any place at all. And ain't I a women?

 Morayo O.   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio
13 children
"Nobody but Jesus heard me."

 Sara J.   Fri, February 5, 2016

She gave the speech in Akron, Ohio
She had thirteen children
I can eat as much as any man

 Kamryn L.   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio
13 children
Women are not treated the same as men are. She wanted rights for women.

 William, Larson   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio
13 children
"Where did your christ come from?"

 Alex Remolina   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Speech was given in Akron, Ohio
2. She had 13 children
3. "Nobody but Jesus heard me."

 David Y.   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio
13
"None but Jesus heard me!"

 Zachary W.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1.Akron, Ohio
2.13 children
3."I could work as much and eat as much as any man"

 Madison M.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3."None but Jesus heard me!"

 Sydney T.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. "No one but Jesus heard me."

 Joseph T.   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio
13 children
"I can bare the lash as well as any man"

 Alesandro R.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1) Akron, Ohio
2) 13 children
3) "Where did your christ come from?"

 Steven Boucher   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. "No one has every helped me into carriages."

 Adrian R.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1.Akron Ohio
2.13
3.Where did your Christ come from?

 Brendan H.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. Christ wasn't a woman, but where did Christ come from?

 Nathan M.   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio
13 children
Where did your Christ come from?

 Henry C.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1) Akron, Ohio
2) She had thirteen children- most were sold into slavery
3) "I have plowed and planted and ain't I woman?"

 Grace B.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. Thirteen children
3. Where did your Christ come from?

 Mostafa M.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. Thirteen children
3. Where did your Christ come from?

 Grace W.   Fri, February 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio
13
"Where did your Christ come from?"

 Grace Vespa   Fri, February 5, 2016

1) Akron, Ohio
2) 13 children
3) "Where did your Christ come from?"

 Kaylee W.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13 children
3. "I can work as much and eat as much as any man."

 Haley R.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1: Akron, Ohio
2: She birthed 13 children.
3: "Where did your Christ come from?"

 Aidan M.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. Thirteen children
3. "Where did your Christ come from?"

 Tristan D.   Fri, February 5, 2016

The speech was given in Akron, Ohio.
She had thirteen children.
"Where did your Christ come from?"

 Breckyn L.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13 children
3. Where did your christ come from?

 Allison S.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. Women can't have as much rights as men, because christ was a man.

 Brooke T.   Fri, February 5, 2016

1. Akron, Ohio
2. 13
3. Where did your Christ come from?

 William M.   Mon, February 8, 2016