HUMAN ZOOS: Legacy of Racism
Through the 1950s, Africans and Native Americans Were Kept In Zoos As Exhibits.
In 1906, the New York Zoological Society put a Congolese woman, Ota Benga, on display at the Bronx Zoo in New York City. The display was in the primate exhibit, and Ota was often made to carry around chimpanzees and other apes.
These sorts of, "human zoos," continued Even as late as April 1994.
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