Thursday, January 14, 2010

Image of the Day

Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1758–1806), the former slave who in December 1803 defeated Napoleon's colonial forces on the island of Hispaniola, and the following year established the independent nation of Haiti.

To learn how to donate money in support of relief efforts in Haiti, please click here. You may also text “HAITI” to 90999 to automatically donate $10 to Red Cross relief efforts (the $10 will be added to your phone bill).

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