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Belgium's Black Hand Fetish: How Antwerp Hand-Shaped Chocolates Mock Chopped African Hands

Belgian hand-shaped chocolates were made to celebrate the fall of a mythical giant who terrorized merchants. In real life, Belgium became the giant terrorizing the Congo and the chocolates have taken on a new meaning.

Belgium's Black Hand Fetish: How Antwerp Hand-Shaped Chocolates Mock Chopped African Hands
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