The Long Haitian Revolution 

“When history is written as it ought to be written, it is the moderation and long patience of the masses at which men will wonder, not their ferocity.”—C. L. R. James, The Black Jacobins“The Haitian movement, though the most pivotal to the abolition of slavery in the Americas, is the most neglected—we all owe a great debt to Haitians and must pay it.”—Margaret Prescod, introduction to Selma James’s Our Time Is Now

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Were Haiti’s Capitalists Behind the Assassination of President Moïse?

Haitian president Jovenel Moïse was assassinated this week by alleged mercenaries. In an interview with Jacobin, the editor of Haiti Liberté says he suspects that some of Haiti’s richest families hired the attackers to preempt a potential revolution — and possibly even trigger US military intervention.

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This is Not a Crisis, This is a Rebellion: a Report from the Front Lines of Haiti 

Haitians at a March 2021 protest wear T-shirts that read, “The slaves have revolted.” / Twitter/DannyShawCUNY All of Haitian society is in revolt. A mambo and hougan—the traditional voudou priestess and priest—lead ancestral ceremonies before rallies take the streets and block the central arteries of Port-au-Prince, Cap Haïtien, and other Haitian cities and towns. After More

Source: This is Not a Crisis, This is a Rebellion: a Report from the Front Lines of Haiti – CounterPunch.org