Gwendolyn Magee

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Yassa Massa, Yo Dinner Won't Neva Be Late No Mo
31" x 37 1/2"

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Slaves didn't have many options for resistance, but did have some. This cook is taking the ultimate revenge for being whipped regardless of probable consequences. The box in her hand reads "Arsenic" (used on plantations to control vermin).