Sojourner Truth Biography Sojourner Truth is best known for her extemporaneous speech on racial inequalities, "Ain't I a Woman?" delivered at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention in 1851. Synopsis Born in New York circa 1797, Sojourner Truth was the self-given name, from 1843 onward, of Isabella Baumfree, an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826.
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NSA files decoded: Edward Snowden's surveillance revelations explained Two factors opened the way for the rapid expansion of surveillance over the past decade: the fear of terrorism created by the 9/11 attacks and the digital revolution that led to an explosion in cell phone and internet use. But along with these technologies came an extension in the NSA’s reach few in the early 1990s could have imagined. Details that in the past might have remained private were suddenly there for the taking.
Olaudah Equiano If it weren’t for “The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano”, or “The Gustavus Vassa”, the world may not have known about Equiano from a closer perspective. Both these books were written by the author/poet himself, where he talks about his early life and coming of age experience. Olaudah Equiano was somewhere around 1745 (the exact date is unknown and mostly misrepresented in most of the biographies), in “Eboe” – Guinea. In different areas of modern Nigeria, “Eboe” is known as Igbo or Ibo. Equiano wasn’t meant to live the life of a slave because his native African family were living as a free souls.
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ontheroofs In the Chungking Mansions you can find everything: tiny guest houses with just a few rooms for rent, curry cafes, a market on the ground floor, a variety of shops, currency exchange offices, touristic offices, where you can get a Chinese visa. Next to the main entrance, you can always find the Indians and the Pakistanis, offering you to buy some hash, weed or even cocaine. During one of our trips, I decided to check what they will sell, to bate my curiosity. For 120 Hong Kong dollars, I got 3 grams of Kashmir hashish. I gave it to a European guy, living next door. No doubt, this building is a center of Hong Kong.