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The Haitian Revolution - A short Reading List (of Anglophone scholars)

"More than two hundred years after Haitian independence was declared on January 1, 1804, it remains a challenge to perceive the spirit that fueled the first abolition of slavery in the New World and gave rise to the second independent nation in the Americas. As recently as ten years ago, the Haitian Revolution (1789-1804), which created “Haiti” out of the ashes of French Saint Domingue, was the least understood of the three great democratic revolutions that transformed the Atlantic world in the last quarter of the eighteenth century. That is no longer true. In the decade since the 2004 bicentennial, a genuine explosion of scholarship on the Saint-Domingue revolution has profoundly enriched our memory of what Hannah Arendt, in her comparative study of the American and French revolutions, called “the revolutionary tradition and its lost treasure”. It is not clear to what extent this development has affected broader public understandings of the Haitian predicament, however."

By Professor Malick W. Ghachem for the John Carter Brown Library online exposition: “The Other Revolution: Haiti 1789-1804.”

* Much more scholarship could have been included in this list. To find more monographs and articles on the Haitian Revolution or, for a general reading list on Haiti, see here and here.

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Fun Mix to have a good time, Enjoy!!!

Kaysha - Drunk In Love,JBeatz - My Superstar (ft Princess Eud),Malida - Let s Get Married (ft Oswald),Daina - Slowly,Kaysha - Kizomba,Axel Tony - Message,Stacy - Et Sans Toi,Omarik - Pain,Kaysha - Hold On, We’re Going Home


Name: Ria Michelle

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Dress: Missguided | Heels: Missguided




Amanda shares: Last week while in the grocery store, our 5 yr old daughter Macy, home from Ethiopia almost three years, grabbed the latest issue of “O” magazine off the rack and yells, “MOMMA, LOOK! THIS LADY HAS BIG HAIR JUST LIKE ME!”. Made me (and everyone else in line) giggle. Love that my girl is proud of her big, free hair!


Representation in the media matters!!!


what a sweet moment.

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Shaggy - Boombastic, Mad Cobra - Flex, Dawn Penn - You Don’t Love Me, Shabba Ranks feat Maxi Priest - Housecall, Foxy Brown - Sorry, Shabba Ranks - Wicked Inna Bed, Snow - I Will Do Anything For You RMX, Tenor Saw - Ring The Alarm(Stalag Riddim), Beenie Man - Who I Am, Sean Paul - Infiltrate, Buju Banton - Walk like a Champion, Beenie Man - Romie, General Degree - Traffic Blockin, Nardo Ranks - burrup (hip-hop mix), Red Rat - Shelly-Ann, Chaka Demus & Pliers - Murder She Wrote, Cutty Ranks - A Who Seh Me Dun, Shabba Ranks - Trailer Load a Girl, Tanto Metro & Devonte - Everyone Falls in Love Sometimes, Louchie Lou & Michie - One Rich Girl, Patra - Romantic call, Shaggy And Ravon - Big Up, Mr Vegas - Heads High