Equality is a social state of affairs in which certain different people have the same status in a certain respect. Were people are treated the same.
"I am Toussaint Louverture... Ihave undertaken vengeance. I want liberty and equality ot reign in Saint Domingue. Unite to us, brothers, and fight with us for the same cause." -Toussaint Louverture (from Michel-Rolph Trouillot, "The Haitian Revolution and its Impact on the Americas")