February 5, 2010
Haiti, once the colonial-era “Pearl of the Antilles” (Caribbean), then the “Mother of Revolutions,” has suffered for nearly two centuries for daring to fight for – and win – its freedom from European colonialism, slavery and plunder. If it hadn’t been bled and exploited for centuries, Haiti would’ve had the wherewithal to protect its people.
December 22, 2008
Although Somalis have recently been in the Western press because of piracy, the nation has a long and distinct history, centuries before the era of European colonialism.