By Rashauna Johnson At the turn of the nineteenth century, the shocks and aftershocks of at least four intertwined revolutions together transformed New Orleans. The French and Haitian Revolutions led to emancipation across the French Caribbean and prompted thousands of refugees to migrate from Saint-Domingue to Louisiana.[1] There they met members of another revolutionary diaspora, […]

via Slavery’s Metropolis: The Place of Enslaved People in a Revolutionary Age — Age of Revolutions

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