Haiti: Roots of an Uprising

People walk in the street during protests over the fuel price increase in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Saturday, July 7, 2018. On Friday, the government announced that it would raise the prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene from 38 percent to 51 percent beginning Saturday. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)   Despite two U.S.-orchestrated coups against the […]

After escaping a slave ship in the 1700s, this Afrikan chief became Florida’s most-feared pirate

An illustration of Black Caesar (Left) — YouTube He has been described as Florida’s most renowned black pirate who used the island of Elliott Key, and other hiding places along the Southeast Florida coast to conduct raids on unsuspected ships and villages. Black Caesar became notable during the “golden age” of piracy, that is, in the late 1600s […]