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The Life and Legend of Sojourner Truth - Documentary Film

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Rockford Public Library invites you to this event in observance of the Women's Suffrage Centennial and African American History Month. This documentary film "traces the life and legend of the former slave who could neither read nor write, yet earned a reputation as one of the most articulate and outspoken antislavery and women's rights activists."

A discussion, led by Zoe Norwood of RPL and Prof. Paulette Gilbert of RVC, will follow this 1-hour film. No registration is needed.

Subarea:Rockford Downtown

Directions:
Nordlof Center – 118 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61101 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west 6.5 miles on Business 20, which becomes one-way as Jefferson St., to Wyman (first street after the bridge over Rock River). Turn left (south) on Wyman to Mulberry. From I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main). North on IL 2 to the downtown area. (S. Main becomes Wyman, one-way north). Park in lots at Wyman and Mulberry.

The Life and Legend of Sojourner Truth - Documentary Film