The Haitian Revolution
Haiti's ousted premier on the leader of the world's first black republic.
Toussaint L'Ouverture was the iconic leader of the Haitian Revolution, in which slaves rebelled against their masters and established the first black republic. One of the greatest revolutionary leaders, L'Ouverture remains an inspiration for struggles across the globe. This collection of his writings and speeches demonstrates L'Ouverture's profound contribution to the struggle for equality and freedom.