Haiti Marks Bicentennial of Independence Two hundred years ago Thursday, Haiti became the first republic in the world governed by African descendants. NPR's Tony Cox talks with Haitian writer Jean-Claude Martineu and Marlene Bastine, director of Haitian Women of Miami, Inc.

Haiti Marks Bicentennial of Independence

Haiti Marks Bicentennial of Independence

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Two hundred years ago Thursday, Haiti became the first republic in the world governed by African descendants. NPR's Tony Cox talks with Haitian writer Jean-Claude Martineu and Marlene Bastine, director of Haitian Women of Miami, Inc.

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