haiti history 1940s museum quai branly A Haitian extended family gathers for a group photo. Visiting anthropologists like Mercer Cook and Haiti’s very own Jean Price Mars noted that in the countryside, Haitian families kept the living traditions of their ancestors in Africa, including the “lakou” system, in which various families lived in one unit. Even today, when some of our parents say ‘fanmi’, they don’t just mean mom, dad, kids, they mean practically the whole family tree!
This is why is why #Haiti is not receiving #HumanitarianAid from the West. Video by Dr. @DrAlim: #Haiti - History of Independence https://youtu.be/c4Mtuwm4raI #WhiteSupremacy #WesternImperialism #HaitiRelief #Racism