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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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Toussaint Louverture (1743 – 1803) Leader of the Haitian independence movement during the French Revolution, who emancipated the slaves and briefly established Haiti as a black-governed French protectorate. by eve

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Haitian Revolution. First black republic, first independent nation in Latin America, and first nation to receive its independence with a successful slave revolt. #Ayiti

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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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Haiti did a lot of Europe's work. They produced a lot of goods for them. However, Europe didn't care. This led to the Haitian Revolution.

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Cécile Fatiman is known as the Vodun priestess who led the gathering at Bwa Kayiman that started the Haitian Revolution. Like Haitian healers & warriors Tante Toya & Gann Guitonn, she was a living vessel of her people. She traveled for years day & night without rest to the plantations letting trusted initiates know about the great gathering of all warriors to end slavery to come on August 14th. Holding Vodun clearing rituals as she went, undoing colonial mentacide.

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The Haitian Revolution is the only successful slave revolt in history, and resulted in the establishment of Haiti, the first independent black state in the New World.

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Toussaint Louverture Born 20 May 1743 Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti) Died 7 April 1803 (aged 59) Fort-de-Joux

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