Wondrium Pilots: The Haitian Revolution
Hear how Haiti became the first slavery-free nation of the Western hemisphere.
01: The Haitian Revolution
Join Marlene L. Daut to hear a story of monumental, historical significance, of a time when an enslaved people—subjected to some of the harshest conditions in the world—rose up to demand their freedom. You will learn how revolutionaries succeeded in defeating one of the most formidable naval powers in the world and how, in their official declaration of independence, the Black leaders declared that slavery was "forever abolished."