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LETTER TO HAITI: A proud, weeping, loving, and powerful ode to Haiti

February 7, 2010

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FEBRUARY 7, 2010 Letter to Haiti by M. Nourbese Philip Photographer: Leah Gordon Haiti, I weep for you. I hide my tears because I’m on a flight from Kelowna, British Columbia, to Toronto, and who knows, with all the heightened security I fear they may think something’s amiss. That I’m weeping as a prelude to […]

A Giant Step for Mankind-Made in Haiti: The Bwa Kay Iman Uprising Against Slavery

February 5, 2010

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    This is an excellent survey of the history of the brave people of Haiti.  A photograph of a slave ship in 1860   A Giant Step for Mankind – Made in Haïti The Bwa Kay Iman uprising against slavery   By Jean Saint-Vil Global Research, August 11, 2009   There was a time, not so long ago, […]

HAITI: Bill Clinton, Haiti’s Great White Hope? by John Maxwell

May 25, 2009

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“Haiti’s Great White Hope? COMMON SENSE JOHN MAXWELL Sunday, May 24, 2009 History is littered with treachery. In the noisome Slough of Dishonour are mired thousands of reputations, most of those who betrayed their own countries, like Pierre Laval, Vidkun Quisling, Jonas Savimbi and Augusto Pinochet. JOHN MAXWELL The deepest pits, though, the most purulent […]

HAITI: The “Black Jacobins” 70 Years Later

February 3, 2008

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If you want to learn about Haiti, The Black Jacobins by CLR James is the best and first book you should read. http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/yang030208.html  The Black Jacobins 70 Years Later by Manuel Yang This year marks the seventieth anniversary of C.L.R. James’s The Black Jacobins: Touissaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution. This classic account of […]