The slave owner's exploitation of the black woman's sexuality was one of the most the period of slavery in America, white society believed black women to be
tion of African-American Slave Women,"/oĞrM/ of Women's History 1, no. 3 (. 5 Deborah Gray White, Ar'n't I a Woman? Female Slaves in the Plantation S.
The institution of slavery in North America existed from the earliest years of the colonial period Virginia girls, much less black girls, were not educated, and most were illiterate.. As historian Deborah Gray White explains, "Black in a white society, slave in a free society, woman in a society ruled by men, female slaves had
The history of sexual slavery in the United States is the history of slavery for the purpose of sexual exploitation as it exists in the United States. African-American slaves were systematically raped or forced to breed with Slave women, men and children were often raped by white overseers, planter's younger sons before they
Harriet Jacobs in her memoir, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, also recalled the uncaring attitude of the white mistress toward raped black