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Day Tripping: June 1

Protest, Punishment, and Peace

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Isabella Bomfree was born into slavery in Dutch-speaking New York and was bought and sold on four separate occasions. One year before abolition in New York, she ran away with her young child where an abolitionist family named Van Wagener bought her freedom. In 1843, Bomfree changed her name to Sojourner Truth and began a campaign to speak

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