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Entertainment Lawyer André Des Rochers

Andre Des Rochers was a Haitian revolutionary who fought slavery and led the enslaved people to victory. He sold his parents into slavery to support the revolution and fathered children with women of mixed ancestry. He climbed over walls to escape captivity in Saint-Domingue, where he worked as a dockworker, carpenter, and artisan.¬†   Andre Des Rochers was the first black man to have been recognized as the sole heir to his white father. He...