"Meet Haiti’s founding father, whose black revolution was too radical for Thomas Jefferson" by Julia GAFFIELD

Meet Haiti’s founding father, whose black revolution was too radical for Thomas Jefferson

August 30, 2018 

By Julia Gaffield

 

Crowds cheered as local lawmakers on August 18 unveiled a street sign showing that Rogers Avenue in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn would now be called Jean-Jacques Dessalines Boulevard, after a Haitian slave turned revolutionary general.

Teaching the Haitian Revolution in the Survey by Julia Gaffield

Teaching the Haitian Revolution in the Survey by Julia Gaffield

Have you considered teaching the Haitian Revolution in your World History or US Survey class, but you didn't know where to start? I've created this video to help get your started! Please expand on it and visit my website for more content. HaitiDOI.com.

 

Studying Saint-Domingue after the Haitian Aid Crisis

Studying Saint-Domingue after the Haitian Aid Crisis

 

3rd September 2018

This one-day workshop will reflect on how (and how not) to write the history of colonial Haiti in the wake of the recent aid scandal.

It will bring together representatives from United Haitians in the United Kingdom, the Ethical Journalism Network, the EU External Action Service, the Haiti Support Group and the Haitian ambassadorial delegation, as well as a range of academics interested in the study of Saint-Domingue.

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