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Also take a look at the petition to news media for "First Black Republic."
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Help change the narrative about how the international media labels its reporting on the island nation in view of its place in history. We are asking reporters to use "the First black Republic in the Western Hemisphere."
Fact: Did you know that Haiti was the first black republic of the Western hemisphere? This happened in a slave revolution in 1804. That significant piece of history is buried and ignored for obvious reasons. The media chooses to unecessarily refer to Haiti as the “poorest country in the Western Hemisphere” when they could just as easily call it “The First Black Republic.”
- See more of the history on the Black Past-Global-African history link below.
- View the full petition at the link below and sign it in support.
Let’s change the narrative to something that elevates the history of the Haitian people instead of continually treading upon their misery. HISTORY MATTERS!
Thank you for your support.
Danielle Coulanges – a Haitian American
Sign the Petition at: (No contribution required/just click "No")
The Haitian revolution has often been described as the largest and most successful slave rebellion in the Western Hemisphere. Slaves initiated the rebellion in 1791 and by 1803 they had succeeded not only by ending slavery but also French control...
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