Sunday, December 2, 2012

Toussant L'Ovuerture-Haiti

Toussant L'Ouverture was an African slave in Haiti. He and 600 other Africans, held in slavery, staged the first successful uprising,  or revolt, against the great Napoleon Bonaparte and the French army. This is the only time in the history of the world in which African slaves won their freedom and established a sovereign nation-Haiti. After winning their freedom and nation Toussant called for the freedom of Africans in America.

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