Danielle Legros Georges frequently travels throughout the world, presenting her poems. Photo courtesy of Color Magazine.

This article is part of a series focusing on prominent Haitian-Americans that The Haitian Times has profiled in the past. Titled “What they did next”, the series features well-known members of the diaspora, including writers, entrepreneurs and community advocates.

Danielle Legros Georges recalls speaking to a class to review one of her poems, “Everyone Loves a Good Villain.” The students at Pine Minor College thought it was addressing the murder of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman’s trial, which was taking place at the time.

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Larisa is a reporter for The Haitian Times covering politics, elections and education primarily. A graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, she has interned at CNBC and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. She is also a recipient of a 2021 DBEI Fellowship by Investigative Reporters & Editors. Larisa can be reached by email at larisa@haitiantimes.com or on Twitter @larisakarr.