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Ar'n't I a Woman? Female Slaves in the Plantation South
By Deborah Gray White. ISBN 0-393-30406-X. Copyright 1999, 1985. Softcover with 244 pages.
"I have plowed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could hear me - and ar'n't I a woman?" Slave rights activist Sojourner Truth bravely proclaimed the injustices black women faced in early America. The author explains the many misconceptions of black female slaves and the struggles they endured to overcome them.