‘Voodoo’ has come to represent something evil when it appears in popular culture. ‘Black magic’, witchcraft – it’s always portrayed as something to be feared. But in reality, Vodou, as it’s correctly written, is an official religion practised by millions of people. Why has it been vilified for so long? Josh Toussaint-Strauss looks back over the history of Vodou and its portrayal to find an answer
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/culture/video/2020/nov/26/how-voodoo-became-a-metaphor-for-evil
Author : Josh Toussaint-Strauss, Joseph Pierce, Francesca de Bassa, Grace Shutti, Ryan Baxter and Paul Boyd
Publish date : 2020-11-26 14:41:08
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