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Letter From King Leopold II To Colonial Missionaries Heading To Africa,...

AFRICANGLOBE - The task that is given to you to fulfill is very delicate and requires much tact. You will go certainly to evangelize, but your evangelization must inspire above all Belgium interests. Your principal objective in our mission in the Congo is never to teach the n!ggers to know God, this they know already.

Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

AFRICANGLOBE - Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death describes how King Leopold II of Belgium turned Congo into its private colony between 1885 and 1908. Under his control, Congo became a gulag labor camp of shocking brutality. Leopold posed as the protector of Africans fleeing Arab slave-traders but, in reality, he carved out an empire based on terror to harvest rubber. #BelgiumTerrorAttack #BrusselsTerroAttack