After reading the accounts of Harriet Jacobs and Solomon Northrup, write an essay on why slavery could have been either beneficial or not to blacks and whites

After reading the accounts of Harriet Jacobs and Solomon Northrup (listed below), write a two-page essay on why slavery could have been either beneficial or not to blacks and whites

Harriet Jacobs on Rape and Slavery, 1860:

Harriet Jacobs on Rape and Slavery, 1860

Solomon Northup Describes a Slave Market, 1841:

Solomon Northup Describes a Slave Market, 1841