Warped Lens

Effort to Designate Parts of Brooklyn as “Little Haiti” Is Called Divisive and Misguided

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By Garry Pierre-Pierre

In the early 1990s,  Una S. Clarke was a councilwoman representing the 40th district in Brooklyn who said that “Haitians were the Hasidics of the Caribbean community,”  while addressing a meeting of a group of Haitian-American professionals in Manhattan.

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Garry Pierre-Pierre

Garry Pierre-Pierre

Garry Pierre-Pierre is a Pulitzer Prize winning, multi-media and entrepreneurial journalist. Founder and publisher of Haitian Times.
Garry Pierre-Pierre
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October 6, 2017