The Somalis

  • Where can I see you tonight, at eleven clock, Jumbo? ” This undated title page of the magazine “Fun Pages” satirizes – and demonstrates – the big attraction, white Europeans had towards Africans beyond the usual ethnographic interest. At the same time, it touched the stereotype of black man that white women covet on archetypal fear of white men – perhaps one of the strongest root causes for racism.

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