Rose Guerrier, Executive Creative Director and co founder of Creole Jam, poses for a portrait with traditional Haitian dresses on display at the Haitian float for West Indian Parade.

BROOKLYN—New York City Carnival is back, officially, that is.  

After two years of virtual or informal gatherings, the  West Indian American Day Carnival Association is preparing the 53rd edition of the Carnival parade on Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn on Labor Day weekend.

And Haitian groups are getting ready.

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Leonardo March is Brooklyn-based visual journalist from Puerto Rico and a Report for America corps member

Leonardo can be reached at Leonardo@haitiantimes.com