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Haiti Protests Summon Spirit of the Haitian Revolution to Condemn a President Tainted by Scandal

Julia Gaffield, Georgia State University A radical, unlikely figure has emerged as the icon of Haiti’s months-long protests against President Jovenel Moïse, who stands accused of embezzling millions in public funds. That figure is Jean-Jacques Dessalines, the black Haitian revolutionary who defeated the French to free Haiti from colonial rule in 1804. By summoning Dessalines, […]