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Saartjie "Sarah" Baartman, also known as the Venus Hottentot was placed on display in England for everyone to see and handle her body.

Saartjie "Sarah" Baartman, also known as the Venus Hottentot was placed on display in England for everyone to see and handle her body.

the poet addresses Saartjie Baartman; the so called Venus Hottentot. (on the release of Erykah Badu’s video, “Window Seat”) by Lynne Procope http://www.storyscapejournal.com/issue7/stories/venus-hottentot.php

the poet addresses Saartjie Baartman; the so called Venus Hottentot. (on the release of Erykah Badu’s video, “Window Seat”) by Lynne Procope http://www.storyscapejournal.com/issue7/stories/venus-hottentot.php

Posted by~Admin This is a very interesting story. Funny how I never knew about her until today when I came across this article that I just had to read, and then share. It’s kinda interesting how some of us just go through life not knowing how we got to where we are, and who made […]

Posted by~Admin This is a very interesting story. Funny how I never knew about her until today when I came across this article that I just had to read, and then share. It’s kinda interesting how some of us just go through life not knowing how we got to where we are, and who made […]

Saartjie "Sarah" Baartman (Hottentot Venus)was the most famous of at least two Khoikhoi women who were exhibited as freak showattractions in 19th-century Europe under the nameHottentot Venus—”Hottentot” as the then-current name for the Khoi people, now considered an offensive term,  and “Venus” in reference to the Roman goddess of love.

Saartjie "Sarah" Baartman (Hottentot Venus)was the most famous of at least two Khoikhoi women who were exhibited as freak showattractions in 19th-century Europe under the nameHottentot Venus—”Hottentot” as the then-current name for the Khoi people, now considered an offensive term, and “Venus” in reference to the Roman goddess of love.

Tribal Women in History - Sarah Baartman or the Hottentot Venus… YET WE STRIVE FOR THIS KIND OF ATTENTION TODAY….

Tribal Women in History - Sarah Baartman or the Hottentot Venus

♥ Saartjie "Sarah" Baartman (before 1790 – 29 December 1815) was the most famous of at least two   Khoikhoi women who were exhibited as freak show attractions in 19th-century Europe under the name Hottentot Venus—"Hottentot" as the then-current name for the Khoi people, now considered an offensive term.  Sarah Baartman was born in 1789 in the Gamtoos Valley of South Africa. When she was barely in her 20s, she was spirited away to London by an enterprising Scottish doctor named Alexander…

♥ Saartjie "Sarah" Baartman (before 1790 – 29 December 1815) was the most famous of at least two Khoikhoi women who were exhibited as freak show attractions in 19th-century Europe under the name Hottentot Venus—"Hottentot" as the then-current name for the Khoi people, now considered an offensive term. Sarah Baartman was born in 1789 in the Gamtoos Valley of South Africa. When she was barely in her 20s, she was spirited away to London by an enterprising Scottish doctor named Alexander…

Saartjie "Sarah" Baartman, displayed as a freak because of her unusual physical features, She was called the "Hottentot Venus", 'Hottentot' being a name given to people with cattle.  Once Europeans were tired of the exhibitions,  scientific and medical research conducted on her; she was forced to turn to prostitution. She didn’t last the ravages of a foreign culture, climate, loneliness, and further abuse to her body such as alcoholism, std's, etc. She died in 1815, at the age of 25.

Saartjie "Sarah" Baartman, displayed as a freak because of her unusual physical features, She was called the "Hottentot Venus", 'Hottentot' being a name given to people with cattle. Once Europeans were tired of the exhibitions, scientific and medical research conducted on her; she was forced to turn to prostitution. She didn’t last the ravages of a foreign culture, climate, loneliness, and further abuse to her body such as alcoholism, std's, etc. She died in 1815, at the age of 25.

The Venus Hottentot: Poems by Elizabeth Alexander

The Venus Hottentot: Poems by Elizabeth Alexander

The Venus Hottentot: Poems [Book]

The Venus Hottentot: Poems [Book]

Elizabeth Alexander reads "The Venus Hottentot"

Elizabeth Alexander reads "The Venus Hottentot"

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Tuskegee Syphilis Study The Tuskegee Syphilis Study is still recognized today as one of the most notorious cases of prolonged and knowing violation of human subjects, according to a report titled “Why African Americans May Not Be Participating in Clinical Trials.” The study used mostly poor, illiterate Blacks who were infected with syphilis. “The study …

Black Venus: The Saartjie Baartman Story - Full Film Posted by For Harriet | Labels: films, history, Saartjie Baartman

Black Venus: The Saartjie Baartman Story - Full Film Posted by For Harriet | Labels: films, history, Saartjie Baartman

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