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Miscongention during slavery is the root of the color complex Historically if one were to trace the origin of the color complex one would have to begin at slavery Europeans felt that Africans would be the ideal slaves because they did not know the American land and if they were to try to escape they could not remain hidden because their skin would help sought them out With this in mind the Europeans voyaged to Africa in search of these ideal indentured servants to service their plantations and their beautiful homes These white monsters invaded Africa They stole noble families from rich Africa shackled and crammed them on a ship with unbearable living conditions and little space available One area called the Chesapeake Bay colonized America and held a vast majority of mulatto children The white indentured servants and black slaves frequently worked side by side on these plantations Because the black slaves and white indentured servants shared the same restrictions life styles and privileges they became friends and in some cases lovers The one main factor of miscongention was because there was a shortage of both African and European women Among Africans there were at least three men to every two women and among whites men out numbered women by as many as three or four to one especially in the South Hall et al12 These gender imbalances caused white men to explore and force themselves onto the black female slaves The raping of black females devoured black males self esteem because they could do nothing to stop the violation of their females This aspect forced black males to turn to Native American women for championship Fornication was easier for Native Americans and Black Americans because they were both considered unequal to the white elite therefore the whites did not pay attention to the relationships among them Through rape the subservient black female slaves carried their masters babies When the babies were born
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