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Nos Noirs – “The Origins of AIDS”  – Jacques Pepin

January 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Africa, Colonialism, Congo, History

Fifty years later, it is astonishing to read some of the colonial and early post-colonial writings about the Belgian Congo which is described as ‘our Congo’ or its inhabitants as Nos Noirs, our blacks.

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