She is Truth, spoken in the old stone church in Akron, Ohio, reminding this audience of men and women, both, that hardship has followed her, and hope, too, and the last thing she needs is for a man to carry her body over a muddy rain ditch or lifted into horse carriages, and that if the world's been turned all upside down, ain't it a woman who's the one best suited to turn it all back, right

for Sojourner Truth