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Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times Morning News Roundup – May 26

Jozy Altidore making sure Haitians will get to watch Copa America Centenario

People in Haiti will be able to watch their national team play in Copa America Centenario thanks to Jozy Altidore. The United States striker, whose parents are from Haiti, has worked with his foundation to team with the St. Luke Foundation and televise the tournament back to Haiti, Fox Sports reported.

There was a chance that Copa America telecasts would not be available to many of the people in Haiti, despite the Haitians qualifying for the competition and putting them into their biggest tournament since the 1974 World Cup. But now there will be watch parties across the nation, with projector screens flown in from Miami to show the contests.

The magic of black women’s natural hair is captured in these multimedia works by Pierre Jean Louis

Inspired by trending hashtag #BlackGirlMagic and his older sister’s natural hair journey, Haitian visual artist Pierre Jean Louis made a departure from his usual acrylic work, last fall, to show his appreciation for the beauty and versatility of black women’s gravity-defying kinks and coils, OkayAfrica reported.

The New Jersey-based creator also son of popular landscape oil painter Bonaventure Jean Louis of Haiti—turned to mobile app Enlight to photoshop pastoral and cosmic scenery onto black women’s natural hair in portraits and selfies he found on social media.

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The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
Haitian Times
May. 26, 2016

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