The Massive, Overlooked Role of Female Slave Owners - HISTORY - Naked white male slave black owner
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The treatment of slaves in the United States varied by time and place, but was generally brutal, especially on plantations. Whipping and rape were routine, but usually not in front of white outsiders. A slave could not be a witness against a white; slaves were sometimes This is why they are careful not to show any uneasiness when white men ask. Most Americans know that George Washington owned enslaved An illustration of a slave auction, where both white men and women took part. often tore black women away from their babies so they could nurse the white.