Student Historian

Crystal Nicole Eddins is a second-year graduate student in
the African American & African Studies doctoral program at Michigan State
University.  She completed her
undergraduate degree at Michigan State University, where she was also member of
the African Atlantic Research Team.  She
is a native of Ypsilanti, Michigan.  Her
research interests are the French Caribbean, women, religion, and anti-slavery

Dantès Bellegarde (1877-1966)

W.E.B. DuBois once lauded Dantès Bellegarde as the “International Spokesman of Black Folk” for his active career as a Haitian diplomat, historian, and advocate for the ending of United States’ occupation of Haiti. Louis-Dantès Bellegarde was born on May 18, 1877 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He … Read MoreDantès Bellegarde (1877-1966)