Why Slave Weddings Were Not Recognized Under the Law of the Land

by Renata Johnson Slave weddings were often discouraged by the slave’s master. Many of the plantation owners outright disapproved of it. However, there were a few that allowed their slaves to marry because they felt it would keep their men slaves grounded. If the male slaves had a wife and family, they were less likely […]

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