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A triple threat: Rising rent, gentrification and coronavirus push Haitians out of NYC

By Sam Bojarski

After settling in Brooklyn in 2000, Kerline Barosy never intended to leave the borough that is home to most Haitian-Americans in New York City. But in 2019, Barosy lost the financial assistance she was receiving from a friend and could no longer afford the rent for her two-bedroom apartment. 

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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
Jan. 11, 2021