Anarcha & Her Sisters in Slavery, Lucy & Betsey
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Anarcha was an African American slave woman. She was one of the seventy-five slaves who worked the Wescott plantation, just on the outskirts of Montgomery, Alabama. One hundred and seventy years later, she and her two slave sisters would be the center of attention of medical historians, feminists, and even National Public Radio, as they all ascended to be known as the unsung Mothers of Modern Gynecology.