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a.1.Of or pertaining to Haiti; now usually written Haitian.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Pease makes a connection between Emerson and Barack Obama on the basis of "the anti-slave," a phrase from Emerson's 1844 "Address [...] on the Anniversary of the Emancipation of the Negroes in the British West Indies." At the climax of the address, Emerson praises black freedom fighters, particularly Toussaint Louverture and the "Haytian heroes" of the 1790s.
The Origins of Pan-African Nationalism: Afro-American and Haytian Relations, 1800-1862.
As Gina Athena Ulysse writes, following the Haitian Revolution, the media "silenced, feared, reconstrued and rewr[ote] [Haiti] as the 'Haytian fear'--code for an unruly and barbaric blackness that threatened to export black revolution to neighboring islands and disrupt colonial power" (Ulysse 2012, 243).
The book features close analysis of a remarkably diverse collection of texts and performances: speeches (from Frederick Douglass's address at the Haytian Pavilion at the 1893 Columbian World Exposition to Oprah Winfrey's 2007 Obama endorsement), pageants and protests (from UNIA parades and street-corner preaching in the 1920s to the Million Man and Millions More marches in the 1990s), novels (from Dark Princess to White Boy Shuffle), cinema (from The Man to the Barbershop films), and histories (from C.
The "Haytian Emigration" movement was well known in the African American community; for African Americans' response to the Haitian Revolution in the ninetieth century, see Dewey; Holly.
Port au Prince was quite an awful scene of thriftlessness and silly pretense__but one or two little Haytian harbours and the high green coast were most lovely.