Panos Pictures/Anti-Slavery International: Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nsala of Wala with the severed hand and foot of his five year old daughter murdered by Anglo-Belgian India Rubber company militia,
Leopold II - The King of Belgium who deliberately starved and murdered over civilians in his private African colony of the Congo Free State, and imposed forced labor on the Congolese people to extract rubber and hunt ivory.
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This photograph shows a Catholic father with some Congolese boys. The photograph was taken about Many of the reports about colonial abuses came from the Protestant and not the Catholic missionaries who the King was able to effectively silence.
Belgien -- Congolese men pose with the severed hands of others who failed to meet their rubber quotas, made into examples by the Anglo-Belgian India Rubber company in the Congo Free State, a former colony of Belgium.
African Slave Traders: African slave traders transport shackled captives in a dugout canoe to sell them downriver as slaves, Congo Free State,
Eva Roberta Coles Boone (January 8, 1880 - December 8, 1902) was a graduate of Hartshorn Memorial College in Richmond, the first college for African American women. She married Clinton Boone, a graduate of Virginia Union University, and the couple went as missionaries to what was then the Congo Free State. She died of snakebite a year later but Rev, Boone stayed on many more years. #TodayInBlackHistory
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