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Dowoti Desir on Pierre Toussaint

Dowoti Desir, Executive Director of The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, talks about Pierre Toussaint as a Haitian immigrant and as a politically significant figure from his earliest days as a hairdresser in New York.

Source: CCNMTL

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Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI