Toussaint L’Ouverture: The Man Who Sparked The Only Successful Slave Revolt in History

Born into slavery on May 20th, 1743, in the French colony of Saint Dominique, L’Ouverture was the son of Gaou Guinon, an African

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Economics, Empowerment & Entrepreneurship- Honoring The Life of Aubry L. Stone

Have you ever thought about how you will be remembered once you’re gone? What about the legacy you will leave behind?

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Jean-Jacques Dessalines- Meet The Founding Father of Haiti

Jean-Jacques Dessalines was a military general who served under the great Toussaint L’Overture during the Haitian revolution. He was born into slavery in the French colony of Saint Dominque, and his parents were Congolese. Dessalines was originally given

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Meritorious Manumission: How The Government Created Mistrust In The Black Community

In 1710, the meritorious manumission act of 1710 was enacted in Virginia. It was the legal act of releasing slaves for “good deeds” as defined by the national public policy. This freedom could be granted to a slave for saving the life of

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