Saartji Baartman from Southern Africa was cruelly exploited in Europe. She became known as the “Hottentot Venus”. Her body was displayed like an animal and mutilated after death to examine and differentiate the white and black races.
About the author
My name is Greg Nwoko. I am Nigerian, from the royal lineage of Nwoko in Delta State of Nigeria. I have always had a keen interest in history and over time decided to turn my love for collecting historical facts from around the world and create a blog about it. Anyone with a similar interest? Get in here!