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Belgium's revamped Africa Museum faces a dark colonial legacy

Deutsche Welle Saturday, 8 December 2018 ()
Members of Belgium's African diaspora are critical of the newly reopened Africa Museum, saying it reinforces colonial cultural norms despite a five-year rehabilitation. Other Belgians say it's a step to reconciliation.
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Belgium’s Africa Museum has reopened after five years of renovations designed to modernize it from its exhibition of pro-colonial propaganda to one that is critical of its imperialist past.

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