By Vania Andre NEW YORK, NY — Thousands of Haitians and Central Americans are anxiously awaiting their fate in the United States, as the Trump Administration mulls over whether or not to extend their Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which was granted to them years ago because of natural disasters that took place in their native…
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By Vania André BROOKLYN, NY — New York City Councilman Mathieu Eugene successfully defended his seat in the 40th Council District against political hopeful Brian Cunningham during the Nov. 7 general election. SUBSCRIBE TO READ MORE
By Vania Andre Mathieu Eugene, the first Haitian to be elected to New York City Council, will face political operative Brian Cunningham in the general election that will take place on Nov. 7 for the Flatbush seat. Eugene, who has been a fixture in the Brooklyn Haitian community for his history-making election, has held the…
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Haitian-American writer and director Francesca Andre tackles the taboo topic in her short film Charcoal. The film captures the stories of two women as they embark on a lifelong journey to overcome internalized colorism, find self-acceptance and ultimately redemption.
An effort to name parts of the Flatbush section of Brooklyn “Little Haiti” plunged into controversy last week when a local political operative blasted the idea as divisive and misguided.
On Sept. 2, Venus International Productions, Harmon Linder & Rogowsky, and Madame Gougouse hosted the annual Haitian Labor Day Festival on Sept. 2 at Eisenhower Park on Long Island. For the first time in the festival’s history since its inception in 2012, the Haitian Labor Day festival featured a contest between the bands and performers with the winner took…
On Sept. 2, Kreyol La won the first ever Haitian Labor Day Fest competition. Venus International Productions, Harmon Linder & Rogowsky, and Madame Gougouse hosted the annual musical showcase on Sept. 2 Eisenhower Park on Long Island. This was the first year the annual festival featured a contest between the bands and performers, where the winner took home $10,000.
“Our first reaction was that this decision is a clear inclination of what’s to come for TPS,” said Francesca Menes, policy director for the Florida Immigration Coalition (FLIC). “We never thought [Trump] would be this crazy based on how many kids would be impacted.”
If they’re willing to pull the right for 800,000 people to live and work in this country, then “we know what the fate of TPS will be,” Menes said.