Fun Fact: First Independent Nation to Ban Slavery

Haiti, after being independent from France permanently banned slavery without any real conditions from former slave owners.

(Not So) Fun Fact: 1804 Haiti massacre

During the Haitian revolution, former slaves had committed genocide against remaining white French people still living in the country. It shocked most of the world especially considering that people were slaughtered under the false pretense that they would be spared and it wasn’t just targeted to men. It also made things worse for slaves in…