Haiti: Maroons

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The Haitian nation, the result of the only successful slave revolt in history, was formed, organized and maintained by the maroons, the slaves who had run away from the slave society organized by the Metropolitan forces and made a place for themselves in the inaccessible hills.

CLR James, “The Haitian Maroons,” Black World/Negro Digest (November 1975)

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  1. Posted May 21, 2011 at 10:38 am | Permalink

    CLR James and Haiti’s Maroons: http://bit.ly/aNKBBE #haiti

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