10 Horrifying Facts About The Sexual Exploitation of Enslaved Black Women You May Not Know

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Owners of enslaved women usually took no responsibility or ownership of the babies they had with these women.

Many of the enslaved women would be come pregnant after being raped by their owners. These women were often forced to carry out the pregnancy although the owner would refuse to take any ownership or responsibility for the child. The bi-racial children were also more likely to be subjected to abuse by mistresses who often saw the mixed children as a reminder of their husbands’ infidelity.

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