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Haiti History 101: 10 Things You May Have Not Known About Jean-Jacques Dessalines - Kreyolicious.com

Haiti History 101: 10 Things You May Have Not Known About Jean-Jacques Dessalines - Kreyolicious.com

Marjorie Vincent, Illinois, Miss America 1991.  First Miss America of Haitian descent and first consecutive black Miss America winners.

Marjorie Vincent, Illinois, Miss America 1991. First Miss America of Haitian descent and first consecutive black Miss America winners.

Jean Pierrev-Boyer. One of the leaders in the Haitian revolution and president of Haiti in 1818

Jean Pierrev-Boyer. One of the leaders in the Haitian revolution and president of Haiti in 1818

This former sugar estate was the birthplace of Marie Joseph Rose Tascher de la Pagerie, the future Empress Josephine. A picturesque stone building, formerly the family kitchen, has been turned into a museum containing Josephine's childhood bed and other memorabilia. Other buildings contain such things as the Bonaparte family chart, old sugarcane equipment and love letters to Josephine from Napoleon.

This former sugar estate was the birthplace of Marie Joseph Rose Tascher de la Pagerie, the future Empress Josephine. A picturesque stone building, formerly the family kitchen, has been turned into a museum containing Josephine's childhood bed and other memorabilia. Other buildings contain such things as the Bonaparte family chart, old sugarcane equipment and love letters to Josephine from Napoleon.

haitianhistory:  Original caption: “Une jeune haïtienne en costume créole 1906.” (A young Haitian woman in Creole costume 1906.) (Source)

haitianhistory: Original caption: “Une jeune haïtienne en costume créole 1906.” (A young Haitian woman in Creole costume 1906.) (Source)

President Francois Duvalier | Bad Medicine: Voodoo doctor François Duvalier is elected President in 1957. "Papa Doc" vows to extend power to the black masses but turns the country into a police state. In 1964 Duvalier is proclaimed "President for life," a title that is passed on to his son Jean-Claude in 1971.

Haiti's History of Misery - Photo Essays

President Francois Duvalier | Bad Medicine: Voodoo doctor François Duvalier is elected President in 1957. "Papa Doc" vows to extend power to the black masses but turns the country into a police state. In 1964 Duvalier is proclaimed "President for life," a title that is passed on to his son Jean-Claude in 1971.

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