Tag Archives: 2014

Sugar, Abolition, and Women

Change is hard, and a sweet substance found in our kitchens proves it. Sugar: once a backbone to the British economy and a backbreaker for slaves that cultivated it. Sugar is now grown minus slaves, but how did that change happen? In this 2014 podcast “Abolition Gone Awry”, Kaleena Sherwood, Karyna Quick, Kailey Linn, and Jill Gordon will look at the effects initial attempts had on the lives of Jamaican slave women.