Teaching About Haiti

Seldom do we see Haiti in the news without the word “crisis.” It is important for young people to learn about the roots of the crisis and the long history of resistance.

As Howard Zinn said in his last interview:

Students should learn that the relationship between Haiti and the United States has been the relationship of an oppressed colony to an imperial power.

Here are selected resources:

Tè Tremblé: An Unnatural Disaster: A Trial Role Play Probes the Roots of Devastation in Haiti by Adam Sanchez

Democracy Now! news segments on Haiti

Social Justice Books recommended books for K–12 and educators

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