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2/ The author (@Hess2Love) is writing from the perspective of an enslaved, black, wet nurse, forced to feed white babies at the expense of her own, who then died due to starvation. This was common practice in the #USA in the 18th century. #BlackLivesMatter
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3/ "We cannot forget about the reproductive and maternal violence white women perpetrated against black bondswomen."

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