Chef Natty came to the parkway in the wee hours to set up her booth of Haitian eats. Here fried patties filled with egg and smoked herring. Photo Tequila Minsky for The Haitian Times.

By Tequila Minsky

BROOKLYN—At the 2023 New York Labor Day Carnival on Eastern Parkway Monday, some Haitians expressed pride at being represented, albeit with some bittersweet wishes for Haiti and future celebrations. Here’s what a few had to say.


Haitians represent at the annual Labor Day carnival and parade on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn.

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