!Happy Emancipation Day!

!Happy Emancipation Day!

Today, August 1st, is a very special day for all people in the English-speaking Caribbean. It marks the 189th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. This so-called emancipation proclamation heralded the death knell of the inhumane and barabric...

Book Review: Babouk: Voices of Resistance (Guy Endore)

I must confess that Babouk: Voices of Resistance confounded me. Before reading this intriguingly titled novel, my interest was piqued because of the subject matter, the Haitian Revolution, and the genre, historical fiction. I expected this novel to surely leave a...

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