May 6th marked the anniversary of Saatije Baartman’s remains finally being returned to Africa from the French government after 200 years.

Hat tip: Lorraine Spencer May 6th marked the anniversary of Saatije Baartman’s remains finally being returned to Africa from the French government after 200 years. (May 6, 2002) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Baartman Sarah was a slave to Dutch owners taken to Europe and put on display like an animal. Lovely poem by Diana Ferrrus “I’ve come to take …