Sojourner Truth monument to honor abolitionist, suffragette

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that Vinnie Bagwell, of Yonkers, has been commissioned to create a monument commemorating Sojourner Truth. The Democrat says she "helped blaze a trail for women and people of color across the country."

The monument, a 7-foot bronze statue, will be placed at the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, a former railroad bridge linking Ulster and Dutchess counties.


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