The Black Past – Black Avengers: The Haitian Revolution

Mon, 16 November 2020

In this 9-part series, we explore the stories of Black people throughout time across the globe, placing Africa at the centre of Human story.

We will travel across the civilisations of precolonial Africa, taking a look at how societies were run, what people did on a daily basis, the educational, mathematical & scientific advancements of the times, as well as examining the incredible ancient monuments. We will also delve into the buried history of Black resistance to Western imperialism, from the dawn of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade to the epoch of colonisation.

This week, we journey into the most important revolution in modern history and the first successful uprising led by enslaved people – The Haitian Revolution. We discuss how the Africans in Haiti broke the backbone of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade forever.

This event is for all ages and anyone looking to learn more about Black history outside of the Civil Rights Era.

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