History

Black History Month - Georges Biassou, The Highest Ranking Haitian General In Florida USA

Did you know? Georges Biassou, one of the early leaders of the 1791 slave revolt that gave birth to the Haitian Revolution, was also Florida's highest ranking officer in the 1700s, a decorated general.

Soup Joumou - Haitian Soup of FREEDOM

"Perhaps we Haitians should tell the whole world that being the FIRST BLACK NATION is no walk in the park and we have the scars to prove it."

The Island of Haiti - L'Ile D'Haiti - Who renamed it Hispaniola?

Growing up in Haiti, you probably heard of "L'Ile D'Haiti" -- The Island of Haiti -- So how did the whole world end up calling the Island "Hispaniola"? Read this...

The Haitian Who Died On The Titanic

IN the blockbuster film Titanic, Leonardo DiCaprio's role could have easily been played by a Black man and it would have been historically accurate. In fact, the life story of Haitian native Joseph Phillippe Lemercier Laroche is far more intriguing than the movie's lead character, but no one knew of his existence until recently.

Jean Baptiste DuSable, Born in St Marc Haiti, Founder of Chicago

In 1774, Jean Baptiste DuSable, a black frontierman born in Haiti, founded the City of Chicago, Illinois. In case you didn't know, Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable was born in St. Marc, Haiti around 1745.

Charlemagne Peralte - When the Haitian hero dies, the American vilain gets a medal

"There aren't any great men. There are just great challenges that ordinary men like you and me are forced by circumstances to meet." (Adm. William F. Halsey)

Haiti - 200 Years and No Roads

Haiti is about to turn 200 years old on January 1, 2004.

Haiti Freedom Virus... The more I read my History...

When you're attacked by the 'Haiti Freedom Virus', there is no holding you back... It's 'Liberte Ou La Mort'

History of Haiti - Who were the first haitians?

How well do you know Haitian history?