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Painting: Boukman Dutty The Enslaved Behind the Armed Revolts and Marronage

Bwa Kayiman: The Cornerstone of a Revolution Built on Kongo Ethics

By Commentaries/Opinions

By Dòwòti Désir — The Haitian Revolution is the blue print for nation building that has been redlined out of history as written by the West and the global North. Furthermore, the selective recollection of facts by various sources, has been problematic because critical aspects of this momentous historic event, specifically its genesis at the Congress and Ceremony Bwa Kayiman, its military, spiritual and ethical cornerstone has been tainted. The convening…

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