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Video : Ota Benga: The Man Who Was Kept in a New York Zoo

Video : Ota Benga: The Man Who Was Kept in a New York Zoo

While 19th century race theories like Aryan Master race are still being taught as fact.

In 1906 the Bronx Zoo stuck an African pygmy from the Congo in a cage, told the masses he was a cannibal, & watched the zoo’s attendance double as a result. Slavery had been abolished many hears before and he was released due to the public outcry, but that is not the end to this tragic story. Find out more in this interesting video.

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