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Day 26: Black History Month: “Jacques-Jules Bonnaud, the First Black Jesuit-Priest in Colonial Saint-Domingue-Haiti” Father Jacques-Jules Bonnaud was the first Roman Catholic Black priest to be ordained in the priesthood. (the African American Father Augustus Tolton, who was born on April 1, 1854, was the first Roman Catholic priest in the United States; he was […]
Day 25: Black History Month: “Notable Haitian American Politicians and Civil Servants” Richard Howell Gleaves (1819 – 1907): ““He helped form the South Carolina Union League and was instrumental in the organization of the Republican Party in South Carolina, serving as president of the party’s state convention in 1867 and as a state executive committeeman […]
Day 24: Black History Month: “When God Visited Haiti: Haitian Religious Scholars and Theologians You Should Know About”
Day 24: Black History Month: “When God Visited Haiti: Haitian Religious Scholars and Theologians You Should Know About” Duverneau Trouillot was a trained Haitian lawyer, ethnologist, and civil servant. He served as Secretary of State of Justice and Religion and was the first Haitian ethnologist to study Vodou in the Haitian society. In 1885, he […]
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