According to lucille mathurin mair in her article entitled “the rebel woman in the british west indies during slavery”, coming from west african, enslaved women in the caribbean developed a.
Rachel rustad bst 450u: female resistance personalities in the african diaspora professor clare washington final exam essay 16 august 2008 essay 4: the experiences of caribbean women are of.
African women, always a minority in the slave trade, often had to find their own ways of rebellion against slavery if they could.
Resistance to slavery sometimes pregnant women preferred abortion to bringing a child into slavery on the plantations, resistance reduced profitability. The back of one slave woman in jamaica killing livestock (field) was one such form of active resistance they faced horrific punishments if caught.
Slaves in the united states showed resistance to the oppressive system of slavery by organizing rebellions and running away from their masters.
Women in slave resistance one of the most popular methods of slave resistance used by enslaved women was what beckles and shepherd call ‘natural resistance. Resisting in their own way: black women and resistance in the british caribbean highlights the more obscure ways of resistance available to slave women.
Virginia tech history professor beverly bunch-lyons discussed women in slavery, and their methods of resistance during a university course on black. Infanticide as slave resistance: evidence from barbados, jamaica the role of the slave woman in slave resistance infanticide as slave resistance: evidence.