Lolita ‘Daughter of David’ Christian applying a glittery sticker to her artwork during Miami Art Week at the Little Haiti Cultural Center. Photo by Onz Chery for The Haitian Times

MIAMI —Little Haiti — Haitian-inspired artworks were on display near African-American paintings. Soca and reggae music blasted from the speakers after konpa songs. A photo gallery featured pictures from Havana, Cuba. During a brunch, participants ate waffles plated next to bowls of soup joumou.

The Little Haiti Cultural Center opened its doors to put Haitian and other countries' cultures on display at its venue during the 2021 Miami Art Week, which turned out to be more diverse than usual with Art Basel as its centerpiece.

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Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019.