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…
On Sept. 29, Mel’s Butter Blends won the Brooklyn Public Library’s 2017 PowerUp! Kreyol Business Plan Competition.
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.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ten campuses in New York‘s public university system are part of a project to establish a sustainable village and learning community in Haiti. The State University of New York said Monday the campuses will work with five not-for-profit organizations under an $800,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. SUNY says the goal…
On Sept. 1, the social media sensations who make up Haitian American Productions hosted a meet and greet for their fans at Venus restaurant in Brooklyn. The Florida natives were in town to host the annual Haitian Labor Day Fest on Sept. 2 at Eisenhower Park on Long Island.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today his endorsement for Council Member Mathieu Eugene.
People of color represent 92 percent of turnstile jumping arrests. The effort on turnstile jumping represents part of a broader initiative to end broken windows policing and the resulting harms caused to immigrant communities. Research shows that broken windows policing inadvertently puts a target on undocumented immigrants and increases their risk of detention and deportation.
The Haitian Roundtable (HRT) hosted the New Age of Tech Innovators panel on July 12 at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute. The event, which is a part of HRT’s Haiti Dialogue Series, featured panelists working at the forefront of the technology industry.
By Wyatt Massey
In anticipation of the upcoming decision from the Trump Administration regarding Haiti’s Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation, a coalition of elected officials, community groups, labor, and advocates came together on May 16 during a rally at Foley Square to demand the Trump Administration stop the threat of mass deportation by extending TPS for Haitians.