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Suzanne Sanité Bélair was a young war hero during the Haitian revolution. 
Although Sanité was considered Afranchi, a free person of color, she experienced restrictions to freedom that compelled her to join the fight for Haiti’s independence from France. Sanité was fierce and forward thinking, rising to lieutenant in Toussaint Louverture’s army. When she was captured by the French army, by law, she had to be decapitated. But she refused to be taken to the block and blind folded. Sanité forced her executioners’ hands demanding to die by firing squad.
Before she was shot to death, she cried out, “Viv Libète anba esklavaj! (“Long live freedom, death to slavery!”). The Haitian government formally recognizes Sanité as a National Heroine of Haiti and commemorates her bravery and defiance on their currency.

A classic, staple tank top. A timeless classic intended for anyone looking for great quality and softness.
• 100% combed and ringspun cotton
• Tri-blends are 50% polyester/25% combed/25% ringspun cotton/rayon
• Fabric weight: 4.2 oz/yd² (142.40 g/m²), triblends: 3.8 oz/yd² (90.07 g/m²)
• 30 singles thread weight
• Side-seamed
• Blank product sourced from Nicaragua, Honduras, or the US
This product is made especially for you as soon as you place an order, which is why it takes us a bit longer to deliver it to you. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction, so thank you for making thoughtful purchasing decisions!

Lieutenant Suzanne Sanité Bélair | Haitian Gourde | Unisex Tank Top

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