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Such conduct by European states, constitutive for transatlantic slavery in its entirety, taken together with other essential elements of the transatlantic slavery system for which those European states were solely responsible--such as slavery legislation and the setting of policy for the Middle Passage and on the colonies--engages the legal responsibility of European enslaver states via Art.
Previously I asked students if they thought enslavers were evil/bad?
Regarding the Seminole Maroons, the very fact that they can be referred to as enslaved is a manifestation of the fact that they occupied a status subservient to their enslavers, no matter how mild the form (McLoughlin, 1974; Mulroy, 1984, 2007; Twyman, 1999).
Vesey's enslaved position was in obvious contradistinction to that of his slave-trading enslaver, and this proximity to slaveholding classes necessarily presented him with increased opportunities to personally witness the daily activities of the slave-market and, perhaps yet again, the "soul murder" of more than a few Black people.
It has been to the detriment of the enslaved and the enslaver.
1704), born and bred in Sao Paulo, indefatigable Indian-fighter in the sertao, enslaver of Amerindians, and whose name is indelibly associated with the destruction of the quilombo of Palmares and the death of Zumbi in 1695.
The Bible is both Sacred Scripture and human activity; it has served both as enslaver and liberator.
American slavery involved two groups of people: the enslaver and the enslaved.
To destroy the dignity of the body - the dignity of any and every body - is to prepare the way for the enslaver, the rapist, the torturer, the user of cannon fodder," he writes.
Second, Neptune Small accompanied the elder son of his enslaver into battle in the United States Civil War, and thus, he heroically rescued his body when Confederate soldiers refused to move out of danger and returned to the plantation.
A few weeks after the publication of my book, the great-great-granddaughter of a white industrialist and enslaver of thousands in Atlanta wrote me to describe her pain at discovering a personal connection to these events--and the importance of not looking away from them.