11 Mar Her mum treated her like a slave and would send her to her room, forbidding her from using the bathroom. She was beaten if she left a speck of dust or a pillow out of place, while her younger siblings were treated with affection and love. Yet when Collette, now 35, finally said goodbye to her mother, there. 18 Apr A MUM who sold her teenage daughter times as a sex slave has been put behind bars after being called “the most despised woman in New Zealand”. Elizabeth Freeman (c. —December 28, ), also known as Bet or MumBet, was the first enslaved African American to file and win a freedom suit in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling, in Freeman's favor, found slavery to be inconsistent with the Massachusetts State Constitution.