French Prejudice of Colour #6/6 In The Lives of People

tanlistwa, peinture,représentant Joseph, portrait de trois-quart, son regard semble perdu au loin, il porte une chemise blanche surmontée d'une verste bleur avec épaulette rouge

Today, I would like to share with you some excerpts from archives that touched me, as glimpses into the lives of free people of colour and the weight of colour prejudice for them.

French Prejudice of Colour #5/6 Its legal expression (c)

tanlistwa, peinture, portrait d'une femme noire de côté, portant une chemise blanche à bouton fermé au cou par une broche sombre, elle porte une coiffe de tissus

Today I continue the study of the prejudice of colour with the measures seeking to control the development of the group of Free People of Colour and those that segregated and discriminated against them.

French Prejudice of Colour #3/6 Its Legal Expression (a)

tanlistwa, extrait d'une peinture montrant le portrait d'une femme noire, de face, regardant le peintre, elle est coiffée d'un madras, porte des boucles d'oreille ronde rouge, elle a une chemise blanche

Today, I would like to talk about the construction of the prejudice of colour from a legal point of view, by focusing on the emergence of the free people of colour as a legal group and by contextualizing the legal expression of the prejudice in relation to the society of order in the Kingdom of France.

French Prejudice of Colour #2/6 The Stereotypical Image of Blacks

tanlistwa, peinture sur fond sombre représentant un jeune garçon noir de face, visage rond et jonflue, regardant vers le peintre, il porte une chemise claire simple, surmontée d'une étoffe sombre, il semble sourire légèrement

Aujourd'hui, je vous parle de l'image du Noir, car elle a nourri non seulement des attitudes sociales, mais aussi des décisions législatives, constitutives du préjugé de couleur, au plus haut de l’État.

The Military Hospital of Fort-de-France #3/3 Enslaveds to Serve the Sick (b)

Tanlista, photographie en noir et blanc représentant sur 3 rangées des infirmiers et infirmières noires posant contre un mur, premier rang assis au sol, le second sur un banc, le dernier debout. Ils portent un uniformes blancs, robes pour les femmes, parfois surmonté d'un tablier sombre

Today, I am talking about the enslaved apothecaries, assistant surgeons and nurses who helped care for the sick at the Fort-Royal hospital, a paramedical activity that was not very common in the colonial and slave-owning society of the 18th century.

The Military Hospital of Fort-de-France #2/3 Enslaveds to Serve the Sick (a)

Tanlistwa, gravure représentant des blanchisseuses ou Lavandièresau bord d'une rivière, l'une rince son linge dans la rivière, une autre le frotte au bord de la rivière, une troisième l'étend à sécher dans un arbre, à côté un panier de vannerie contient du linge, un homme ou garçon qui semble être nu est debout dans la rivière de l'eau au niveau des cheville, il tient un baton et porte un chapeau

Today, I will continue the history of the Fort-Royal Hospital and tell you in detail about the men and women, enslaved, who served the sick at the end of the 18th century.

Marie-Rose Sequiera #2 The Social Rise of a Woman of Colour in French Guiana in the 18th Century

tanlistwa, Guyane, French Guyana

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.

Marie-Rose Sequiera #1 The Benefactress of the Deportees of the 18 Fructidor of Year V (1797)

tanlistwa, Marie-Rose Sequiera, Jean-Pierre Ramel, déportés

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!

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!