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May
18
Fri
Flag Day -Flag Raising in City Hall @ City Hall - Northeast Flagpoles
May 18 @ 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Haitians take pride in their history and this day marks an important day in the country’s history.  Learn more about the history, the many changes and the importance of the Haitian Flag

Aug
12
Sun
1791 Black slaves Bittersweet Victory at Saint-Domingue
Aug 12 all-day
The 1791 Haitian Revolution secured black independence in the former French colony and sounded the death knell for the European slave trade. It also ensured the expansion of U.S. slavery.  By Edward E. Baptist
http://www.slate.com/articles/life/history/2015/08/the_most_successful_slave_rebellion_in_history_created_an_independent_haiti.html

History of Haiti http://library.brown.edu/haitihistory/5.html  

Black slaves on the island of Santo Domingo rise up against their white masters.

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