By Randall Kennedy
Slavery constituted the major backdrop against which whites and blacks encountered the other person for more than 2 hundred years, through the 1660s to the 1860s. The majority that is overwhelming of owners had been white, as well as the overwhelming most of slaves black colored. There clearly was most likely more black colored sex that is white this era than at just about any time (to date) in American history. Nearly all of it had been sex that is unwanted stemming from white men’ exploitation of black females the main topic of numerous pages to come.? But just what about mutually desired sex or the things I relate to as intimate closeness?