Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

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Dinner is about communication whether it is with family or someone you have just met. You exchange stories and learn a lot about a person. So as I say this I have chosen three women to take to dinner not only because they are African American but because they are women so they had to not only deal with racism but also sexism. I am taking Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, and Angela Davis out to dinner at Paschal’s Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia. I am taking them here because this is a place that used to host civil rights leaders and strategists for meals when they wanted to discuss what can be done. This place has a history with the African American community so it is not only a great conversation starter but also a place that all three the people I choose can have a connection to even if they were never part of the Civil Rights time period because they all fought for the same thing the people that used to meet here fought for. My first person I invited was Sojourner Truth because she was a strong woman that fought for her rights and was very accomplished. She was the first African American woman to successfully challenge a white man in court. She won the case to get her son back and that is so inspirational because most of her time period would have thought it was a lost cause. If I was to ask her any questions my first question would be if she ever got discouraged and felt like there was no hope at some points in her fight for abolition and women’s rights? I would like o
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