Historical research on African-American families during slavery shows that:
A) Family ties weren’t important in African cultures where the slaves ancestors’ originated; consequently, family bonds were never strong among slaves.
B) Two-parent families were extremely rare during the slave period.
C) Black family bonds were destroyed by the abuses of slave owners, who regularly sold off family members to other slave owners.
D) Most slave families were headed by two parents.
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A couple things to notice – the question is not about marriage, and it is not safe to assume that both parents in a slave family were slaves.