He was an American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper. He was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves.
Throughout their lives, they traveled to the North, lecturing about their firsthand experiences with slavery on their family's plantation. Among the first American women to act publicly in social reform movements, they were ridiculed for their abolitionist activity.
Lucretia Coffin Mott was an American Quaker, abolitionist, a women's rights activist, and a social reformer. She helped write the Declaration of Sentiments during the Seneca Falls Convention.
Sojourner Truth was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826.