During #slavery, slave owners usually examined enslaved women’s’ fertility to ensure that they could give birth to as many children as conceivable. In addition, the same slave owners would secretly impregnate the enslaved women and when the children grew up, they too would become slaves and end up working in the fields where their mothers did, typically slave owners making slaves out of their own blood.
It was common practice for slaves to be sexually subordinated by their masters, and sometimes with other enslaved males. One of the functions of a slave was to give pleasure to the master, according to a recent article in the Atlanticblackstar; the slave was an ‘animated sexual pleasure tool’ for the master.
Enslaved teenage males had their maiden body inspection before the age of 15. If the results found them to be underdeveloped, they were castrated and either used on the farms, or…
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