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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