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De Slavernij: The Hoax That Wasn’t

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On De Slavernij, the Dutch “documentary”–A few months ago it was viral on YouTube. It was called a harmless stunt. And it was one of the newest mysteries confounding vigilant observers of modern renderings of the past. However, History will always have it’s Hoaxes…see how the enslavement of African people (along with colonization and imperialism) was made into a advertisement trailer about game that ultimately proved to be fradulent at:

http://afroeurope.blogspot.com/2011/09/slavery-game-is-viral-official.html

Was it a stunt, “practical joke“, consciousness raising, or simply a nod to  contemporary forms of the “self-congratulatory narrative” about the history of human oppression?

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