Mack Bazile, a DJ at the Little Haiti Cultural Center and Caribbean Marketplace, makes announcements from the microphone on Saturday, Feb. 11. He shows up for the community despite the city not requesting his services. (Ashley Miznazi/ The Haitian Times)

MIAMI — Mack Bazile has been a DJ at the Little Haiti Cultural Center for the last 13 years. His favorite day of the week is Saturday, when he serenades tourists and familiar faces at the 30,000-square-feet facility that includes a marketplace with the sound of music and shout-outs on the microphone.

His gig at the marketplace, however, has stopped being paid a consistent source of income. 

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Ashley Miznazi is a Report for America corps member covering the Haitian community in the South Florida/Miami area for The Haitian Times. Her work will heavily feature photography, video and other multimedia storytelling. Previously, Ashley was a multimedia fellow at The Texas Tribune, where she reported on DACA, Afghan resettlement and the foster care system.