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Arts & Culture, Immigrant Voices

Chidelson Philippe uses his pen for the cause of Haitian migrants in Brazil

Photo Credit: Loop Haiti

Chidelson Philippewrites a winning poem titled Evitar exceso in Portuguese (Avoid the excess) in which he calls for tolerance towards immigrants in Brazil.  More than 300 individuals participated in the 2019 edition of the Concurso Poemas no Ônibus e no Trem, with Philippe has the only foreigner.  Since his Arrival in Brazil in 2016, the 22-year-old has been dedicated to the cause of Haitian migrants in the country.  “We are also humans. We can be terribly affected by discriminatory language,” he said reported Loop Haiti.

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Haitian Times

Haitian Times

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.
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Feb. 12, 2020

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