Haiti-Haitii: Philosophical Reflections for Mental Decolonization

  title={Haiti-Haitii: Philosophical Reflections for Mental Decolonization},
  author={Jean-Bertrand Aristide},
  • Jean-Bertrand Aristide
  • Published 2011
  • Art
  • In Haiti - Haitii Jean-Bertrand Aristide combines the artistry of Swahili with the poetic incisiveness of his native Kreyol to produce an eloquent critique of colonialism and an affirmation of humanist principles. Aristide uses poetry, prose and proverbs to tell the epic story of Haiti, the world's first independent Black republic. He chronicles the brutality of the colonisers and the ways in which they attempted to dehumanise Haitians. Aristide illustrates how Haitians' 300-year journey to… CONTINUE READING
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