What Really Happened in the Congo: Belgium’s ‘Heart of Darkness’
Leopold famously said when he was forced to hand over the Congo Free State to the Belgian nation: “I will give them my Congo but they have no right to know what I have done there,” and proceeded to burn archives.
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newmodelminority: femalerappers: Top Row - Left To Right: Sparky D, Sweet Tee, Yvette Money, Ms. Melodie. Middle row: Millie Jackson, Peaches, Sparky D dancer. Bottom row: Sparky D dancer, Roxanne Shanté, MC Lyte, Synquis, 1988. Photograph by Janette Beckman. The asymmetricals and the door knockers in this photo…my God…
art-and-things-of-beauty: Ludwig Deutsch (1855-1935) - Moor at Prayer, oil on panel, 54,5 x 36 cm. 1898.
art-and-things-of-beauty: Ferencz-Franz Eisenhut (1857-1903) - The Armourer, oil on canvas, 71 x 57 cm.