Friday, May 20, 2011

Toussaint L'Ouverture

Art by: Thomas Bess Jr.

Happy Birthday, Pierre-Dominique Touissant L'Ouverture, born May 20, 1743.  Toussaint L'Ouverture was the leader of the Haitian Revolution.  His victory in Haiti inspired Africans in the Diaspora to fight for their rights as human beings.  Many revolts and insurrections would follow all over the world.  Read more of what happened in 1795...
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