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Meet Haiti’s Founding Father, Whose Black Revolution Was Too Radical for Thomas Jefferson

Crowds cheered as local lawmakers on August 18 unveiled a street sign showing that Rogers Avenue in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn would now be called Jean-Jacques Dessalines Boulevard, after a Haitian slave turned revolutionary general. When Dessalines declared Haiti’s independence from France in 1804 after a 13-year slave uprising and civil
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Kim Kardashian has shot down rumors that there was ever a romance between her and Drake — as rap fans have theorized. But Nick Cannon fueled the speculation further during an interview on Complex’s “Everyday Struggle.” Drake and Kanye West allegedly have had a rap beef that was amped up by Drake’s racy lyrics: In his
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