What these pictures show is exactly the barbarism that existed at a time, not too long ago. European and even American "white supremacists," out of sheer hedonism, created human zoos where black and indigenous people were stripped down and de-humanized. 

This is just one of France's many "Negro" villages, where humans were subjected to "animal-like" living conditions.

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A baby on display in a human zoo in Belgium, being fed by white people. 

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Bronx Zoo in the United States, where Ota Benga, a Congolese man, was thrown into cages with other animals. He was forced to carry apes and he even wrestled with an orangutan.

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Another "Negro village" in France called "The World Fair", where naked and semi-naked women and children were presented in cages.

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A mother and child being displayed at a "Negro village" in Germany. This exhibit was extremely popular and was even visited by Otto von Bismarck.

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These people lived in a "makeshift" natural environment.

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The 1931 Paris World Fair drew close to 34 million visitors!

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Pygmies were forced to dance and entertain the visitors.

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Indigenous people participating in archery at an event called "Savage Olympics Exhibition" in Saint Louis (1904).

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These women served as "eye candy" for men because of their "curves". They actually suffered from a condition that caused protuberant buttocks and elongated labia.

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Another barbaric exhibition in Russia.

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Another French human encampment. 

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Chained to the poles.

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I'm glad the dark times are behind us, or are they?