The first of the Vignettes Storytelling Series: Madelyn Porter performs “The Life and Times of Sojourner Truth.”


About MadelyN Porter

Ms. Porter performs historical reenactments at Henry Ford/Greenfield Village among many locations. She has received a number of awards, including Kresge Artist Fellow in 2019. This evening she dramatized events and quotes from the former slave / abolitionist / activist who spent her last years in Battle Creek, Michigan.

About this Series

“Vignettes” is a series of storytelling experiences sponsored in partnership by three organizations in Charlotte: First Congregational Church UCC, the Charlotte Community Library, and Evelyn Bay Coffee Company. Each event features a professional storyteller sharing a story.

This series is possible thanks to a grant from the Charlotte Generosity Fund.