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Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1758-1806) and the Haitian Revolution
Julia Gaffield, Georgia State University

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Five Myths about the Haitian Revolution (Article)
Title: Five Myths about the Haitian Revolution
Author: Julia Gaffield
Abstract: This month marks the 230th anniversary of the beginning of the Haitian Revolution. In August 1791, enslaved people in the French colony of Saint-Domingue revolted, and eventually abolished slavery and created Haiti, the second independent country in the Americas. Recent media efforts to contextualize the assassination of Haiti’s president, Jovenel Moïse, on July 7 have often relied on myths that undermine the country’s leadership in world history and the racist repercussions that it faced during and after its fight for freedom and independence.
Year: 2021
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Format: Newspaper
Publisher: Washington Post