"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.

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