Jean Jacques Dessalines, hero of the Haitian Revolution. The recent presentation from Black History Studies entitled "Slavery Is Not Our History" detailed many of the ways in which enslaved African people liberated themselves and fought against kidnapping, genocide and mass enslavement in Africa, on board the slave ships, on many Caribbean islands, and in South America and the United States.

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The Unsung Heroes of Abolition -Toussaint L'Ouverture -the Haitian #revolutionary and statesman who defeated both the British and French armies

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The Haitian Revolution (1791–1804) was a slave revolt in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery...

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Haiti, known as the "jewel of the islands", was the first independent nation of Latin America and the Caribbean, the first black-led republic in the world, and the second republic in the Americas when it gained independence in 1804 as part of a successful slave revolution lasting nearly a decade. Our Heroes Toussaint Louverture and Jean Jacques Dessaline.

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theafricanfilmfestival: Toussaint Louverture led a successful slave rebellion in the 18th century that sparked the Haitian Revolution. Coming to Philadelphia this summer? Stay tuned.

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This country was built by black individuals and groups. | Moors, Egyptian civilization, Olmec's before Columbus, Haitian Revolution, Africa as the birthplace of humanity.

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The Haitian Revolution, a SLAVE uprising, frightened even those most sympathetic to revolutionary idealism. Thomas Jefferson himself refused to acknowledge its legitimacy.

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Sanité Bélair (born Suzanne Bélair), was a Haitian freedom fighter and revolutionary, and one of the few female soldiers who fought during the Haitian Revolution. Sanité, whom Dessalines described ...

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