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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

Finishing the Unfinished Revolution: Strengthening Democracy and Development in Haiti

By Vantage Point Articles

By Dr. Ron Daniels — In my most recent column, I argued that the Haitian Revolution, which produced the first Black Republic in the world, was one of the most important revolutions in history. Never before had humankind witnessed an enslaved people rising up to defeat the super-powers of the day to achieve self-determination and nationhood. However, as we discussed, the Haitian people have never really been permitted to fully…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

Building a Constituency for Haiti in the U.S.

By Haiti Support Project (HSP) Posts, Vantage Point Articles

By Dr. Ron Daniels — Black History Month should never pass without people of African descent remembering the amazing Haitian Revolution which produced the first Black Republic in the world. While historians herald the contributions to humanity of the American and French Revolutions, I believe the Haitian Revolution was at least as significant in terms of advancing the concepts of human rights and equality. We must never forget that this…

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