Black History Month: Haitian Americans—from the American Revolution to Temporary Protected Status
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When we talk about the early black history of the U.S and black ancestry, we often discuss it in reference to those African Americans who are descendants of enslaved people who were dragged to these shores directly from the African continent. In discussions of reparations for slavery, right wing-supported anti-immigrant groups such as the American Descendants of Slaves (ADOS) act as if slavery was not part of Atlantic Triangular Trade, and have even dubbed themselves the “original black...

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