by Julia Gaffield
The anniversary of Haitian independence is occasion to rethink the legacy of the nation's first head of state, the uncompromising opponent of slavery and colonialism Jean-Jacques Dessalines.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Marlene Daut
With “Black Panther” receiving multiple Oscar nods, it’s time to look at the closest thing to Wakanda that has existed: the Kingdom of Hayti.
SOURCE: Atlanta Black Star
The Atlanta Black Star features slave revolts brushed under the rug in Western textbooks.
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