Excited for a recipe! Haitian households celebrate their country's Independence Day with bowls of this comforting soup. Although this is a vegetarian version, add small cubes of browned beef stew meat along with the pumpkin, if you like. Simply remove and then return them to the pot just as you do the hot peppers. This recipe was inspired by Norzina, a lumber and charcoal...
Jean-Jacques Dessalines... In the back of this picture is the Haitian flag. The white part of the French flag was removed. The remaining blue was taken to represent Haiti's citizens and the red to represent les gens de couleur (the people of color).
Haitian Revolution, 1791--Where Rousseau family plantations were destroyed and 6th G-Grandparents were killed by their slaves. 5th G-Grandfather escaped island before the revolution, tipped off by a family slave.
"Bloody Bill" Anderson was a member of Quantrill's Raiders, a group of violent Confederate guerrillas. Anderson was killed by members of the Missouri State Militia in 1864. After the Civil War ended, Frank and Jesse James tracked down the man they believed was responsible for his death and killed him. #civilwar