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15-12-2011

The Reconstitution of Black Families in America During Slavery in Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon and Beloved.

 

KOFFI Yssa Desire
University of Bouake

Introduction

The history of black people in America started in 1619 when a Dutch frigate in distress landed at Jamestown and exchanged 20 African slaves who had probably been captured in the West Indies for food and supplies. Africans, along with white indentured servants, continued to arrive not only in Virginia, but in all other fledging colonies. Since Blacks were transplanted in the United States, they have been dehumanized through bondage, discriminatory legislation and the creation of demanding stereotypes.

 

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