© 2024 WSHU
NPR News & Classical Music
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
89.9 FM is currently running on reduced power. 89.9 HD1 and HD2 are off the air. While we work to fix the issue, we recommend downloading the WSHU app.

Abolitionist Sojourner Truth to be celebrated with statue and park plaza in Akron, Ohio

A major project is underway to celebrate abolitionist Sojourner Truth in Akron, Ohio. She gave a notable speech at a women’s rights convention there that people are still talking about today.

Ideastream Public Media’s Carrie Wise reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2023 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.