Delgrès From History to Music : (Mwen Pwéféré) Mo Jodi !

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.

Marie Rose Cavelan and the Fedon’s Rebellion

Plan île de la grenade, Map Grenada Island

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!

A military portrait, « mon Capitaine »!

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!

Joseph Mosneron and « The Black Gold »

Joseph Mosneson, Or Noir, Black Gold

"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.