Sojourner Truth

Two Cradle Rockers—Sojourner Truth and Helen Pankhurst!

December 9, 2018

Dr. Helen Pankhurst on voting & activism! on Vimeo. This cradle rocker—Dr. Helen Pankhurst— has been in the public eye for her entire life. She carries the Pankhurst activist family name and in 2018, she published a book that should be in every cradle rocker’s library…Deeds not Words: The Story of Women’s Rights, Then and Now. […]

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Sojourner Truth statue in Hudson Valley of New York—article by Olivia Twine

August 26, 2018

LetsRockTheCradle.com—is a news platform started in 2013 with a Blogging Tour of the women’s rights movement in the US. This noteworthy coverage is worth repeating as the State of New York plans to place a statue of Truth as an adult on state land in Ulster County. Details are yet to be announced. Back when […]

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DAY #1: Going home with Sojourner Truth, by Marguerite Kearns

September 23, 2013

I’m standing in front of the Ulster County Courthouse at 285 Wall Street in Kingston, New York. Not now, but in my memory as I write this. And I’m returning to this same courthouse as I set out with Olivia Twine on a blogging tour of the “Cradle” of the women’s rights movement in the United States.  We’ll […]

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DAY #1. Sojourner Truth Statue Unveiled! by Olivia Twine

September 23, 2013

Photo by Olivia Twine, Unveiling of Sojourner Truth statue, Port Ewen, New York. September 21, 2013. Day #1. Blogging Tour of the “Cradle” of the US Women’s Rights Movement. The unveiling of the Sojourner Truth statue in the town of Esopus, NY, where the abolitionist  preacher was held a slave as a child, was a remarkable […]

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