Historic Moment: First Capitol Building Sculpture of Black Woman Revealed

 
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 16, 2009

History will be made on April 28, as the National Congress of Black Women unveil Sojourner Truth as the first memorial bust of a Black woman in the United States Capitol building. Cicely Tyson will perform at the trailblazing abolitionist’s famous speech “Ain’t I A Woman.” Gospel superstar Yolanda Adams will also perform at the event.—CJ

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