The Woman Who Was Hypersexualized For The Sake Of Entertainment

The Legacy of Sarah Saartjie Baartman

An illustration of Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman. Photo source: Intoxicating Spaces

BBack in the 1800s, Sarah was a Khoisan woman from South African who made headlines when her body was used as a source of entertainment at several exhibition shows in Paris and London.

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Yewande Ade

Yewande Ade

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