THE HAITIAN REVOLUTION

It was a cataclysmic event, the first and only successful slave revolution in the Americas. In 1791 brutally exploited slaves on a small Caribbean island rose up and eventually won emancipation. Their story, a legacy that has inspired and instructed people and nations for centuries, is told in Lau…rent Dubois’s Avengers of the New World. (Encore presentation.)

http://www.againstthegrain.org/program/269/id/030043/mon-1-18-10-haitian-revolution

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