Our Interview Series

1. “Haiti: Then and Now” Interviews Professor Gershom Williams

2. “Haiti: Then and Now Interviews” Dr. Bertin M. Louis, Jr., Author of “My Soul in Haiti”

3. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Patrick Bellegarde-Smith

4. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Paul C. Mocombe

5. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Myriam J.A. Chancy

6. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Ronald Charles

7. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Marlene L. Daut

8. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Benjamin Hebblethwaite

9. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Laurent Dubois

10. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor J

ean Eddy Saint Paul (Part I)

11. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Jean Eddy Saint Paul (Part II)

12. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Nathan H. Dize

13. “Haiti Then and Now”: Conversation avec Dre Sabine Lamour

14. “Haiti Then and Now” Interviews Professor Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

The Black History Month Series: Year 2021

In addition to our interview series (Haitian Thinkers in the Public Space: An Interview Series”) with Haitian scholars and Haitianists, as a way of remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora in modern times, for the month of February (the “Black History Month”), we are highlighting Haiti’s (and Haitian) significant contributions to make the world a better place for our people and for all people:

  1. Day 1: “On the Historicity and Credibility of the Bois Caiman Event (August 1791)”: Happy Black History Month from Rachel Beauvoir-Dominique
  2. Day 2: “The Four Big Words”: Happy Black History Month from Jean-Jacques Dessalines
  3. Day 3: “God and the Prayers of Black Women”: Happy Black History Month from Carl Brouard
  4. Day 4: Happy Black History Month from Jacques Stephen Alexis: “Jacques Stéphen Alexis’s Letter to François Duvalier” (1960)
  5. Day 5: On Black Liberty and Equality: Happy Black History Month from Toussaint L’Ouverture
  6. Day 6: “Against the Yankees”: Happy Black History Month from Charlemagne M. Péralte
  7. Day 7: “A demand for full Civil and Political Rights”: Happy Black History Month from Vincent Ogé
  8. Day 8: “This Land (Haiti) Cannot Die”: Happy Black History Month from Jacques Roumain
  9. Day 9: “Ten Commandments of Democracy in Haiti”: Happy Black History Month from Jean-Bertrand Aristide
  10. Day 10: “Walking Islands”: Happy Black History Month from René Philoctète
  11. Day 11: “Vodou, the Soul of Haiti”: Happy Black History Month from Laënnec Hurbon
  12. Day 12: “For a Better and Happy Haiti”: Happy Black History Month from Dantès Bellegarde
  13. Day 13: “All People are Created Equal”: Happy Black History from Joseph Anténor Firmin
  14. Day 14: “To Become a Great Man for his Country and for his Race”: Happy Black History Month and Valentine’s Day from Jean Price-Mars
  15. Day 15: “We don’t know yet what a force We are, what a single force”: Happy Black History Month from Jacques Roumain
  16. Day 16: ‘“Shoes That Fit Our Feet’: Haitian History by Haitian Historians”: Happy Black History Month from Haiti
  17. Day 17: “Haitian Firsts”: Happy Black History Month from the “First Black Republic”
  18. Day 18: “The Historic Anti-Slavery Letter of July 1792”
  19. Day 19: Black History Month: “Writing Down Our Soul”: The Classic and Major Texts of Haitian History: The 19th Century
  20. Day 20: Black History Month: “Writing Down Our Soul”: The Classic and Major Texts of Haitian Literature: The 20th Century
  21. Day 21: Black History Month: “Freedom Letters, Letters of Freedom” from Toussaint Louverture
  22. Day 22: Black History Month: “Haiti Through Books in the Last 20 Years” by English Speaking Haitianists and Historians of Haiti
  23. Day 23: Black History Month: ‘The Women of Tomorrow’: Haitian Women Speak: Twenty-five Quotes and Declarations from Haitian Women Writers and Thinkers”
  24. Day 24: Black History Month: “When God Visited Haiti: Haitian Religious Scholars and Theologians You Should Know About”
  25. Day 25: Black History Month: “Notable Haitian American Politicians and Civil Servants”
  26. Day 26: Black History Month: “Father Jacques-Jules Bonnaud, America’s First Black Jesuit Priest”
  27. Day 27: Black History Month: “‘I did my duty: I have saved my country. I have avenged America’: Dessalines’ Defense of Retributive Justice and Haiti’s Independence.”
  28. Day 28: The Black History Month Series: Year 2021: The Index and the Haitian Perspective
  29. February 28: Black History Month: “The Bibliography: A Source of Reference from An Africana Perspective”

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