Negras, Stories of Puerto Rican Slave Women by Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro


Black women took part in thousands of individual and group escapes during slavery and post-slavery on this side of the globe. They actively played central roles in actual insurrections and revolts, in a pure manifestations of their rebelliousness. Tired as they were of slavery and other constraints to freedom, they transgressed, infringed upon, and broke with social order.

English, soft cover, 9 x 6 inches.