Sojourner Truth (born Isabella ( 1797 – November 26, 1883) was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was conceived into slavery in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York, however got away with her newborn child girl to opportunity in 1826. Subsequent to going to court to recuperate her child in 1828, she turned into the main dark lady to win such a body of evidence against a white man. She gave herself the name Sojourner Truth in 1843 She gave herself the name Sojourner Truth in 1843 after she ended up persuaded that God had called her to leave the city and go into the wide open "affirming the expectation that was in her". Her best-realized discourse was conveyed on the spur of the moment, in 1851, at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio.