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The Tragic Story Of Sarah Baartman And The Enduring Objectification Of Black Women

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The life of the ‘Hottentot Venus’ still feels familiar for those used to being gawked at.

YYou might not know Sarah Baartman’s face, but you know her body.

Sarah Baartman — also known as Saartjie or the “Hottentot Venus” — was born in the…

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Natasha Mwansa

Natasha Mwansa

Writer and filmmaker from London. Typical INFP, typical Capricorn, typical bad bitch.

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