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Toussaint L’Ouverture Archives - Institute of the Black World 21st Century

Toussaint Louverture led a slave rebellion that eventually overthrew French colonization in what was then Saint-Domingue and what became the independent nation of Haiti. The revolution had a profound effect on the United States on both sides of the slave debate.

Haiti Revolution’s impact on U.S. slavery to be discussed

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Toussaint Louverture led a slave rebellion that eventually overthrew French colonization in what was then Saint-Domingue and what became the independent nation of Haiti. The revolution had a profound effect on the United States on both sides of the slave debate. Fayetteville State professor says both sides of the emancipation debate were affected. By Myron B. Pitts — In the late 1700s and early 1800s, Toussaint Louverture led a slave…

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Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte announces Little Haiti designation with Council Member Jumaane Williams, Ron Daniels, Farah Louis, Jensen Derosiers of Tonel Restaurant and Community Leaders

Little Haiti BK Press Conference Brings Out Huge Crowd Celebrating Haitian Culture and Leaders

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(Brooklyn, NY) Friday, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte, Assemblymember Nick Perry, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Council Member Mark Treyger, Borough President Eric L. Adams, and community leaders kicked off Haitian Flag Day with the announcement of the establishment of a Little Haiti cultural and business district in Brooklyn and the unveiling of the Nostrand Ave co-name to Toussaint L’Ouverture Boulevard. The Brooklyn lawmakers made their announcement at a Press Conference on…

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