Haiti Support Group

Webinar on 'Haiti and the Making of the Modern World' with @RobbieShilliam & me ... we examine the Haitian Revolution, which occurred around the same time as the French & US Revolutions, & discuss its contribution to the making of the modern world...
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/haiti-and-the-making-of-the-modern-world-tickets-119429251105

Naomi Osaka: Who Gets to be Haitian? ‘Even [when] asking the government “Where is the PetroCaribe money?” we can still find joy...cementing for herself a little corner in history where she brings honor to her Japanese and Haitian ancestors.’
https://go.shr.lc/2FMz2KR @woymagazine

“The US promise to Haiti after the devastating earthquake...shows just how hollow the slogan can ring [giving] precedence to businesses & the ‘economy’ over people [simply telling] those worst affected to ‘get on with it’.” @DrLeeVee @LivUniPol
https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/politics/blog/2020/building-back-better/

The uprising sent shockwaves through Britain and its colonies in the Caribbean. Enslaved people had revolted before 1791 but without success. The uprising in St Domingue was well-organised, tactical and led by men like Toussaint Louverture #SlaveryRemembranceDay #SRD

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