“I am going to stay here and stand the fire.” -Sojourner Truth, circa 1843 #BlackHistoryMonth
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“If the Lord comes and burns – as you say he will – I am not going away. I am going to stay here and stand the fire like Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.” -Sojourner Truth, circa 1843
February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans such as suffragist and abolitionist Sojourner Truth, and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in the history of the United States of America.
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