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Using the Library during COVID-19

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Congo: White King, Red Rubber, Black Death

Describes how King Leopold II of Belgium turned the Congo into his private colony between 1885-1908. Under his control, the Congo became a labor camp of shocking brutality where people were starved and tortured in the name of harvesting rubber. Written and directed by Peter Bate. Dist.: ArtMattan. 2004. 90 min.

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