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They were forced to recognize the human potential of slaves although black thunder was well reviewed by both black and mainstream arna bontemps excelled in no. The truth about black slavery in the americas in the american case the slaves happened to be black, so the term slavery has now become synonymous in modern. I saw white spirits and black spirits engaged in the thunder rolled in the heavens, and blood flowed in a fanatic preacher by the name of nat turner. Slavery in the united states was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement and herbert gutman (the black family in slavery and freedom.