TIL that France demanded billions in reparations from the Haitians for their freedom

Read more: https://abcnews.go.com/US/colonial-era-debt-helped-shape-haitis-poverty-political/story?id=78851735

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  1. Since ABC decided not to include the ‘why’ in its ‘journalism’ (who, what, when, where, WHY, and how) it is clear there is a lot more to the story.

    It would be interesting to see the why, and see if it stands up to the realities of the time.

  2. If you would like to learn more about the French Revolution and other revolutions throughout history including the Haitian revolution you should check out the Revolutions podcast by Mike Duncan

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