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Essays in Human Rights: A Vodou Priest's Perspective By Dowoti Desir
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A series of essays, blog entries and speeches delivered to civil society by a Haitian-American Vodou priest, Manbo Dòwòti Désir addresses the most cogent human rights issues... More > impacting the lives of African descents. At the heart of the text are racism, Afrophobia and colorism as addressed by international legal and moral conventions, the World Conference Against Racism 2001 Durban Declaration and Programme of Action Plan, and the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent 2015-2024 inform the text.< Less
Goud kase goud: Conjuring Memory in Spaces of the AfroAtlantic By Dòwòti Désir
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Goud kase goud: Conjuring Memory in Spaces of the AfroAtlantic is a visual essay with over 70 photographs of memorials, monuments and places of memory related to the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Part... More > travel journal and part historical log, Dòwòti Désir's color images and provocative writing take readers to the haunted places they dare not go but have to, if our societies are to repair themselves. This multi-disciplinary work is needed by all students of history. Including the histories of art, architecture, urban design, human rights, human geography, and Africana Studies.< Less