Part Three As I search what it means to be “Haitian,” I come across individuals whose gifts and talents in their respective fields gives me the opportunity to experience and relive memories of Haiti. In this series, I will feature seven individuals. Their life’s work not only help those of Haitian descent like myself reconnect…
Although consensual homosexual relationships have been legal since 1986, the subject remains largely taboo in the deeply religious-based culture. For example, a festival celebrating Haiti’s LGBTQ community was slated for last year, but was later cancelled after threats of violence and government opposition.
I was given the opportunity to attend an event hosted by the National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, September 29, 2016. While I was there, I decided to visit the newly opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Thankfully, I had a ticket. As…
By Gage Norris
SAN DIEGO, CA — Right now, the Haitian Methodist Church of San Diego is overwhelmed.
For the past four months, church members and members of the Haitian Bridge Alliance, a collective of community leaders working to help the Haitian community and recent migrants to the U.S., have been facilitating the arrival of massive numbers of Haitians fleeing Brazil seeking a better life. They have received over 2,000 migrants so far, and expect nearly three times that number in the coming months.
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.”