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History 101: Who Is Sara Baartman? [Video Inside]

21 Jul

Long before Josephine Baker shook her lady lumps in a banana skirt for the masses in Paris,  Sara Baartman aka Venus Hottentot was having them making it rain on her in London. This video below is compelling story of America’s fascination with the physical features of the black woman in the 1700’s and how they were preyed upon and ridiculed for their huge breast, lips, and hips. Peep out this tragic story and get into this little known history fact.

This one is for my ladies.. 

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