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Africa | Sudan. Kordofan. The Nubas. Dinka and Nuer girls dressed for ceremonial dance. 1949. | © George Rodger

Juba, Sudan: Two Sudanese wrestlers fight at a stadium during the final of Sudan's first commercial wrestling league between the Mundari tribe from Central Equatoria and the Dinka from Bor

Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August 18th, 1944: Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment. During the middle ages, this mark of shame, denuding a woman of what was supposed to be her most seductive feature, was commonly a punishment for adultery. Shaving women's heads as a mark of retribution and humiliation was reintroduced in the 20th century and was widespread post WW2.

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BLACK VENUS - Philadelphia, 1960. By George Krause. S)