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This Day in Black History: March 31, 1888
Sojourner Truth helped to establish the National Council of Women in the United States on March 31, 1888.

At a time when women’s voices went unheard and Black women did not have civil rights, Sojourner Truth helped establish the National Council of Women of the U.S. on March 31, 1888.

The National Council of Women is the oldest private women’s organization in the nation. It was birthed on the heels of the anti-slavery movement, led by Truth and a host of other former slaves.

Truth joined forces with Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Julia Ward Howe and other women’s rights activists to represent the opinion and voice of women.

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