Add this Event to Calendar 04/27/2021 07:00 PM 04/27/2021 08:00 PM The Extraordinary Life of Sojourner Truth on Facebook Live


Sojourner Truth was born into slavery but possessed a mind and a vision that knew no bounds.  Trace her life from her painful childhood through her remarkable emancipation to her incredible leadership in the movement for rights for both women and African Americans with Michigan Notable writer Gary D. Schmidt, author of So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth’s Long Walk Toward Freedom.

Gary Schmidt is the best-selling author of many books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor and Printz Honor book, Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy, and the Newbery Honor book, The Wednesday Wars.  He is a professor of English at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Contact: Chuck Harpst (517) 423-2238
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