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In 1803, the first ruler of Haiti created a new flag. He ripped out the white stripe in the French red, white and blue flag and proclaimed to the world that he would rip white people from the nation. The remaining blue and red stripes would forever be known as the flag of Haiti. That man was Jean-Jacques Dessalines, the first ruler of Haiti. Born in 1758, in Africa, Jean-Jacques Dessalines was… Read More