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someone who holds slaves

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Lee, a Confederate general and slave owner, still stands in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Toner's book gives us a faux-treatise, or "how-to" manual on how to deal with slaves from the standpoint of a wealthy slave owner living in the Roman world.
It is important that eight of the first ten presidents of this country were slave owners. And it must be important that although in modern America there is virtually universal recognition of the wrongs of slavery, the names and images of these presidential slave owners are on American currency, Mount Rushmore, universities, cities, streets, bridges, airports and countless other places of honor.
It means "freedom." It's what the slave owners have taken from us, and we must take it back.
The supporting cast are also excellent - Michael Fassbender as a vicious racist slave owner and Sarah Paulson as the equally vindictive wife.
According to Swarns, Michelle Obama's ancestry can be traced to a white slave owner, an Irish emigrant named Andrew Shields, who is Mrs.
He is a slave owner, having inherited his father's plantation eighteen months earlier, but he also wants the slaves to be able to make their own choices and find their own passions in life.
The story of Annabelle, daughter of a slave owner, and Sam, a slave, is familiar, but has the unique twist of being told as a graphic novel.
To equate the apostles with the slave, and consequently discipleship of Jesus in every age with a spiritual slavery, turns God into the slave owner. We already have interpretations that gloss over the issue of overworked slaves, now we have divine sanction for such actions.
For the slave owner, slaves represent not only labor, but also a type of capital asset.
Fiercely antislavery despite being married to a wealthy slave owner, she published "Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation", a text that revealed the horrific conditions under which slaves lived, and eventually underwent a divorce.
Attention came quickly when the novel about slavery, told from the unusual perspective of the black slave owner, won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 2004.
Perry Kea has offered an opposing view of this interpretation and argues that Paul's actions were not counter-cultural, and that he was "implicitly conceding the rights of the slave owner." (54) Even though Kea would accurately categorize Paul's letter as intercessory, his study implicitly diminishes the capacity of this genre to foster counter-cultural values that are in conflict with the dominant society.
no slave owner had the right of life and death over the slave.