Episode #41: Gilded Africans, Napoleon, and January 1st
Lezli has her final deep dive of Season One with Dr. Régine Jean-Charles, associate professor of French and African and African Diaspora Studies at Boston College. During this penultimate episode of the season, the two discuss Haiti’s significance as the first Black republic, the global significance of Haiti’s defeat of France, as well as the Haitian sacrament that takes place around the world on January 1st.
Relevant and Recommended Reads:
The most successful slave rebellion in history created an independent Haiti and secured the Louisiana Purchase
A Warming Soup Joumou Family Recipe From Sommelier Bianca Sanon
Podcast Team = Lezli Levene Harvell (Host & Executive Producer) / Duresny “Rez” Nemorin (Producer) / Justin Bates (Sound Engineer)