As the older generation of Haitian folk pass on, so may the history of the country with respect to slavery/ colonization and independence; and the significant contributions that Haiti played in demolishing (or abolishing) slavery in other countries is often forgotten. Read More...

Haitian history plays an integral part of world history and has contributed greatly to modern society. However, Haitian history has been silenced and excluded from textbooks, world history curriculum and global historical canons. This curriculum aims to fill in the gaps and provide educators with resources such as books, videos and units ofactivities that they can utilize in their classrooms. Read more...

Culture represents the vast array of behaviors, ideas, values, habits, and practices “specific” to a particular group of people. Culturally relevant values and beliefs are positively associated with psychological and social indices among ethnic minority youth, and the promotion of culturally relevant beliefs and values may provide a mechanism by which adaptive and positive behaviors are conveyed to children (Belgrave, Brome, & Hampton, 2000; Belgrave, Chase-Vaughn, Gray, Addison, & Cherry, 2000; Stevenson, 1995; Warfield-Coppock, 1992). Read More...

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