Today, I am gathering the elements of the life of Baptiste, an enslaved infirm "old negro" in 1833, who was formerly an apothecary.
I don't know where to start. How do you find a sympathetic catchphrase to tell the story of an 11-year-old's girl marriage? Today, with a knot in my stomach, I tell you about Marie Françoise Rose.
I found a little gem. I'm talking to you today about Des vies de combat — Femmes, noires et libres [Lives of Struggle - Women, Black and Free] by associate professor Audrey Celestine.
Today, I wanted to share a singular story about the Domaine de La Pagerie: the trial in June 1806 of Émilie, enslaved, for attempted poisoning of his mistress.
100 words for a life: portrait of Vayaboury, my ancestor from India.
Today, I am talking about Behanzin, King of Dahomey, who lived in forced exile in Fort-de-France in Martinique for 12 years.
Today, I am talking to you about Behanzin, king of Dahomey, so feared that he was exiled to Fort-de-France in Martinique for 12 years.
Two different sources that evoked the same colored woman in Cayenne? That was enough for me to wonder who was that charitable woman who had marked these men. Today, I am continuing the portrait of Marie-Rose or the social rise of a woman of colour in French Guiana in the 18th century.
Two different sources that evoked the same colored woman in Cayenne? That was enough for me to wonder who was that charitable woman who had marked these men. Today, I paint a portrait of Marie-Rose, a rich French Guyanese and a benefactor for the deportees, but not only!
This year, I fell in love with André Schwarz-Bart's novel La mulâtresse Solitude. Today, I am talking to you about the Guadeloupean Solitude, a symbol of women's struggle for freedom between history and literature....
Today, I would like to summarize the history of an emblematic figure in the tragic struggle against the restoration of slavery in Guadeloupe: Louis Delgrès. Then I take this opportunity to introduce you to Delgrès, the musical trio.
After the portrait of his daughter Marie-Thérèse, I speak to you today of André dit Lucidor (c. 1718-1771) born in Africa, slave in Martinique and swordsmanship in Paris.
Today, I speak to you about Marie-Thérèse Lucidor Corbin "Creole and Republican", and much more!
I wanted to share a note related to the commemorations. Today, I share with you my discovery of Manon Tardon, a Martinican woman who distinguished herself in the Second World War.
Today, I speak to you of Marie Rose Cavelan Fedon involved in one of the most important rebellions that the island of Grenada experienced in 1795-1796. But her story begins long before that!
The registers of military recruitment indicate the identity and service records of recruits, but imagine my surprise when I found one of the few records with a photograph!
Do you know Marc Cyrus from Le Carbet? He was the son of Marc so called Méry and Marie Sainte, major sergeant of milicia in disobediance...
100 words for a lifetime : portrait of my ancestor Jean Louis Cicine Pierre-Louis, the one I am named after.
"L'Or Noir", a documentary tracing the history of the Atlantic slave trade in the last third of the eighteenth century, from the account of the shipowner Joseph Mosneron of Nantes.