There is ample evidence of sexual relations, from rapes to what appear to be relatively symbiotic romantic partnerships, between white slave masters and black.
Eleanor Butler was an indentured white woman who married an African slave in colonial Maryland in 1681. Contents. 1 Biography; 2 Notes; 3 See also.
Within the bonds of slavery, masters often felt it their right to engage in sexual activity with black women. Sometimes, female slaves acquiesced to advances.