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Author Pens Book Celebrating Women’s Contribution to Haitian Revolution

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On Dec. 14, Bayyinah Bello signed copies of her newest book, “Sheroes of the Haitian Revolution,” at Rendez Vous Creole Restaurant in Algiers.  The book highlights the contribution of nine women to Haiti’s revolution.   Accompanied by her publisher, Frantz Derenoncourt, Algiers was the final stop of a thirteen city tour. Bayyinah, historian, teacher, writer and humanitarian worker, created in 1999 the Fondation Marie-Claire Heureuse Félicité Bonheur Dessalines, referred to as Fondasyon Félicité (FF).  Through this foundation, Bayyinah Bello trains young volunteers in various fields such as research, administration, business management

Rachele Viard

Rachele Viard

Managing Editor at Haitian Times
Born into a Haitian family in Stone Mountain GA. , Rachele visited Haiti several times in her youth and connected to the country and the culture. She moved to Haiti in 2009, where she put her English degree to use as a writer, using her voice and pen to promote tourism in the country and highlight the richness of the Haitian culture and people.
Rachele Viard
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Dec. 18, 2019

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