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Haitian-American Emile Bazile appointed to district leader role in Brooklyn

Brooklyn resident Emile Bazile has been appointed district leader in the Kings County Democratic Party, officials announced Sept. 8. He is expected to be confirmed by the party next month. The appointment makes Bazile, 24, the first Black district leader for New York’s 50th Assembly District, which encompasses the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Fort Greene.  It also makes Bazile, who works for the office of District 50 Assemblymember Joe Lentol, the fourth Haitian-American in a district leadership role for the Democratic party. The other three Haitian-Americans currently serving as district leaders are District 42 Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte, who also chairs the Kings County Democratic Committee, Josue Pierre, who serves as male district leader for the 42nd Assembly District and Edu Hermelyn, the male district leader for the 43rd Assembly District. TO READ FULL STORY Sign in to your account. Haitian Times’ Subscription, Billed Monthly Haitian Times’ Subscription, Billed Yearly One month access

Sam Bojarski

Sam Bojarski

Sam Bojarski has been covering Haiti and its diaspora for The Haitian Times since 2018. He is currently covering New York's Haitian community as a Report for America corps member.
Sam Bojarski
Sep. 09, 2020