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 other slaves. Early American colonists were largely male, and some men resorted to force to procure wives. Native American women were often captured to be traded, sold, or taken as wives.
How formerly enslaved black women fought for human dignity and sexual justice.
University of California-Berkeley professor Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers is a historian who has used her work to unpack and demystify the role of white women during slavery. Her research on the group has shattered the widely held assumption that white woman sat around as unwilling participants to the violent subjugation of enslaved Africans but Jones-Rogers new release, They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South reveals that white women were just as invested in slavery and that they made up around 40 percent of slave owners according to Atlanta Black Star. The dehumanization of Africans to property entrenched the power of white men but is also served as a means for white women to amass the kind of power that would liberate them from second class citizens.
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