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Review – Palm Trees in the Snow

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog, Reading, Reading Challenge, Reviews, Uncategorized, What I'm reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Amazon Author's Page Amazon Goodreads Review My thoughts: Palm Trees in the Snow is a translation of the novel by the Spanish writer, Luz Gabás. The novel addresses the tensions between Spain and it's colony, Guinea, through the lives of the Rabaltué family. The scope of the novel is ambitious and I [...]

Avengers of the New World — Laurent Dubois | Harvard University Press

By | May 31st, 2016|Categories: Diversity, Research, Writing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The first and only successful slave revolution in the Americas began in 1791 when thousands of brutally exploited slaves rose up against their masters on Saint-Domingue. Laurent Dubois weaves the stories of slaves, free people of African descent, wealthy whites, and French administrators into an unforgettable tale of insurrection, war, heroism, and victory. He establishes the [...]

The most successful slave rebellion in history created an independent Haiti and secured the Louisiana Purchase and the expansion of North American Slavery.

By | May 31st, 2016|Categories: Research, Writing|Tags: , , , , , |

Source: The most successful slave rebellion in history created an independent Haiti and secured the Louisiana Purchase and the expansion of North American Slavery.

Quadroons for Beginners: Discussing the Suppressed and Sexualized History of Free Women of Color with Author Emily Clark

By | May 27th, 2016|Categories: Diversity, Reading, Research, Writing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Source: Quadroons for Beginners: Discussing the Suppressed and Sexualized History of Free Women of Color with Author Emily Clark

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