Nèg Mawon

Nèg Mawon

Haiti Since 1804

Haiti since 1804

The book is recognized for its critical understanding of Haiti’s tortured colonial and neo-colonial histories and links the country’s current crisis to the ongoing actions of imperialist forces and its continuing underdevelopment along lines of class, race, and gender¹²³. It…

The Making of Haiti

THe Making of Haiti book cover

Summary When it was first published in 1992, this book was refreshing for the singular way it approached Haitian history. Instead of focucing on the founding fathers (Christophe, Dessalines, Louverture), It chose instead to frame its narrative around masses, the…

The Roots of Haitian Despotism

Review “The Roots of Haitian Despotism” by Robert Fatton Jr. is a profound exploration of the historical and social origins of authoritarian rule in Haiti. Here’s an academic summary: The book delves into the history of Haiti, a nation founded…

Guilaine Brutus

Restavek: Unraveling the Untold Stories of Haitian Child Slavery. Episode Description Transcript for Ep. # Patrick Jean-Baptiste [00:00:00]: Hi. Patrick here. I haven’t done a series in ages, and I wanted to, you know, kinda take a pause on the,…