10 Things You Should Know About Slavery and Won’t... →
diasporicroots: oxfordcommas: Consequently, here’s my top-10 list of things everyone should know about the economic roots of slavery. 1) Slavery laid the foundation for the modern international economic system. The massive infrastructure required to move 8 to 10 million Africans halfway around the world built entire cities in England and France, such as Liverpool, Manchester and Bordeaux. It...
When the Hyuugas (Hinata, Neji, Hiashi) build a wall to protect Naruto. Then Neji and Hiashi deflected thousands of branches and some of the Juubi’s hand/tail, meanwhile Hinata deflected one branch. COME ON HINATA!!! Then this happened… Neji dying on Naruto’s shoulder. And I just could not deal => He sacrificed his life to save his friends (Hinata and Naruto, my...
Anyone talking about the election, do yourself a...
thelastofhiskhind: READ these through and THEN make your comments and decisions. I shutter to think about how many people voice uneducated or under informed opinions without ever setting eyes on fact checking sites or doing any sort of RESEARCH. Fact checking of the first Presidential debate http://factcheck.org/2012/10/dubious-denver-debate-declarations/ Fact checking of the Vice...
Guys...I have a tattoo I really like:
auuuy: My mom used to say: “il faut su belle, il faut souffrir” which is creole for “in order to be beautiful you must suffer” and I love that quote…i’d like that somewhere on me probs my neck. so my tattoo ideas in order of greatest like to decreasing like: il faut su belle, il faut souffrir l’union fait la force they’re both in creole, the second one is the motto on the flag. Before you...
Mwen renman ou pou tout tan!
myhomeishaiti: I’m going to get this tattooed on me sometime in the future. I think I want to do it before the wedding. :) It means ‘I love you forever!’ and for you Haitians, is it ‘ou pou’ or just ‘pou’? I wasn’t sure. :) Mwen renmen ou (I love you) pou tout tan (for ever) — ‘ou’ means “you” and ‘pou’ means “for”; you need the...
youngbadmanbrown: We’re celebrating another Whole Trade Haitian mango season here at Whole Foods Market. These juicy tropical treats will be in most of our stores for a few more weeks, so there’s still time to grab some if you’ve missed them so far. A small group of us returned to Haiti this April to visit with our partners on the ground and to plan the coming season. We were amazed at the...
VT World History Through the African Diaspora:... →
vtafricandiasporahistory2012: Meeting Humphrey Fellow Dr. Arold Simpreux was an enlightening experience. In his native country of Haiti Dr. Simpreux has worked as a family practitioner for the past seven years after obtaining his education in Cuba. He explained that he is one of five doctors who work at…