Somebody tell Beyonce the majority of us are descendants of slave owners too… slave owners who raped black women and yes, slave women could be forced into marriage, what are they gonna say, no? ‘Free’ people are forced into marriages, look at arranged marriages. Women can be murdered for not honoring an arranged marriage.
In some countries children are forced into marriage.
The fact that she tries to romanticize this. The shit some of us tell ourselves… wow.
The Complicated History Behind Beyoncé’s Discovery About the ‘Love’ Between Her Slave-Owning and Enslaved Ancestors
“We cannot know what was in the hearts of Beyoncé’s ancestors, or any person who does not leave a record of their emotions, but we can know about the society in which they lived.”