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The 3rd largest city in the USA was founded by a Black man. Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable was first settler in Chicago, arriving from Europe in 1770s. He married a Native Potawatomi Indian woman (Kittahawa) & founded first trading post in area. The Town of Chicago was organized with a population of 350, August 1833. Born in Saint-Marc, Saint-Domingue (now Haiti), he built the first permanent settlement at the mouth of the river just east of present Michigan Avenue Bridge on the north bank.


Haitian Revolution. First black republic, first independent nation in Latin America, and first nation to receive its independence with a successful slave revolt. #Ayiti


"I was born a slave, but nature gave me the soul of a free man." Francois-Dominique Toussaint Louverture, a freed slave and a General in the Haitian Army, led the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804). It led to the end of slavery there and the founding of the Republic of Haiti. Revolution inspired by the American Revolution. French colony of Saint Dominge had a large slave population.


General François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture was a former slave who became the leader of the Haitian Revolution. Under his leadership, Haiti became the first postcolonial black-led nation in the world.


nientiend0: vegan-meth: They recorded 1.3 million people of African descent which is about 1.2% of the population. Proud to see my people getting recognized. Que viva la gente AfroMexicanx! the fact it took so long is fuckin embarrassing


A citizen of Port au Prince, Haiti. Port-au-Prince is the capital and most populous city of Haiti. The city's population was estimated at 987,310 in 2015.


The population of Haiti is 10,306,839.  The traditional clothing for woman is the Haitian quadrille dress.Haitis primary religion is Roman Catholicism and Voodoo.  One Haitian costom i One Haitian...


Toussaint Louverture was the leader of the Haitian Revolution. His military genius and political acumen led to the establishment of the independent black state of Haiti, transforming an entire society of slaves into a free, self-governing people.[1] The success of the Haitian Revolution shook the institution of slavery throughout the New World.