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Why the Dutch apology for slavery

leaves a bitter taste in my mouth

by Jermain Ostiana

Elis Juliana, a poet, artist and intellectual from the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao, who died in 2013, once said: “The scars of my people’s feet from Dutch enslavement are still bawling pus.”

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