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Home-grown Slaves (Section 1 & 2)

Janelle Kopa, Keri Lichtfuss, Payton Yahn, and Jasmyn Amos 2015

In our article, Home-Grown Slaves by Sasha Turner, we discover the brutality enslaved women faced while harvesting a commodity that many of us today could never live without: sugar. Our podcast will transform the listener into a time of the past, making them understand what it was actually like to walk a day in the shoes of an enslaved woman. Today, the battle continues, as women still struggle to make gains in equality with males.