Monroe Doctrine

The Importance of Haiti

Submitted by Pascal Robert on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 14:03

by Pascal Robert

Haiti this week marks its 210th anniversary as the world’s first Black republic. The descendants of Haiti’s self-emancipators have been forced to defend their national sovereignty in each succeeding decade. Yet, their struggle for freedom was “the single most important factor in shaping the geopolitical trajectory of the Western Hemisphere since Columbus.”

1776, The Slaveholders’ Revolution: A Review of "Negro Comrades of the Crown"

Submitted by Dr. T. P. Wilkinson on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 14:51


by Dr. T. P. Wilkinson

Blacks posed a military threat to the slaveholder’s plans for an independent America. “Horne’s history of African-Americans fighting on the side of Great Britain against the United States and its racist regime shows that the continued hostility of the United States government at all levels toward African-Americans is not the product of mere cumulative prejudice against people of color.”

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