Foundation focuses on Haitian women diagnosed with breast cancer “We’re here for every woman who needs help going through cancer. We help Caucasians, Hispanics. You don’t need to be Haitian. If you are a woman and have breast cancer, we are here for you and we become your extended family,” Seide said. She said many…
Haiti Looks To Benin For Guidance On Voodoo Crimes The West African and Caribbean countries, separated by thousands of kilometres (miles) and ocean, share the same history but also the same religion — voodoo. READ MORE Haiti Seeks Extension Of TPS Haiti has formally written to the United States Government seeking an extension of the…
On Sept. 29, Mel’s Butter Blends won the Brooklyn Public Library’s 2017 PowerUp! Kreyol Business Plan Competition.
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.
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By Vania Andre
March is Women’s History Month. Take a look at these six Haitian-American women who are sure to earn their place in history for their work in the Haitian community and in their respective fields.
By Michelle Alerte
Every man wants to get married. Why not to you? Single Man Married Man, a book dealing with breakups, make-ups, disappointments, and successes when it comes to love, gives readers a sneak peek into the male psyche by way of eight men.
Single Man Married Man is about “changing the narrative behind relationships” as it pertains to the perception disparity between men and women, Pervis Taylor III, co-author and the book’s resident life coach, said.
Authored by eight men, the book provides perspectives from married, single and divorced men. Their answers and point of views are all based on questions they received from women, co-author, Jickael Bazin, said. “It’s not a book telling women what to do, nor is it bashing women in any way.”
By Fabiola Jean
AfroCrowd, a new initiative aimed at increasing black participation in crowdsourcing, kicked off Black History Month, with a weekend dedicated to Wikimedia crowdsourcing. The kickoff event, held at the Brooklyn Public Library, was sponsored by the Haiti Cultural Exchange, Haitian Creole Language Institute, Afro Latin Project, Port Academie, Garifuna Nation, Yoruba Cultural Institute and Afro Diaspora.