Arts & Culture, Women & Children

Edwidge Danticat to be inducted in the American Academy of Arts and Letters

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On Wednesday, the American Academy of Arts and Letters announced on Wednesday, Feb. 26, it 13 new inductees, which includes famed Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat.  Danticate was recognized for her works including her memoir “Brother, I’m Dying” said she wished her parents were alive to see her — an immigrant and child of immigrants — voted into the academy according to WRAL.com.  The formal induction to be held on May 20, 2020. 

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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. 28, 2020

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