Portraits Of Racism: Yesterday, Today, And...?By
An intrepid dog walker, I've had occasion to visit more parks in Brussels than most, which is how I discovered the statues. A weathered one in Square de Meeus, a pocket park near the Royal Palace, extols the virtues of a Belgian general who "civilized" Tanganyika. A larger one in Cinquantenaire Park, just a block from European Community headquarters, depicts brave Belgian pioneers carrying the word of God and the benefits of European culture to the "primitive" Africans.
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