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Haitians in America: Haitian-American finds his stride with film
Arts & Culture, Haitians In America

Haitians in America: Haitian-American finds his stride with film

Blood Trail [Teaser #1] from Blood Trail. Director/producer Robinson Vil has built an impressive resume of developing compelling character-driven stories…

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Accusations of Anti-Haitianism follow Brooklyn Council Special Election Race
Latest News, New York, Politics

Accusations of Anti-Haitianism follow Brooklyn Council Special Election Race

Leaders in the Haitian community are up in arms after Public Advocate Jumaane Williams officially endorsed Monique Chandler-Waterman in the special election to fill his vacated council seat under Toussaint L’overture Boulevard on April 17. Several leaders have his endorsement, which took place in Little Haiti, for a candidate with no ties to the community as a slap in the face.

Renowned Haitian Author to Hold Book Event at Brooklyn College, Syracuse University and More
Arts & Culture, New York, Only In The Haitian Times

Renowned Haitian Author to Hold Book Event at Brooklyn College, Syracuse University and More

Haitian author Frankétienne’s iconic novel, Dézafi, first published in Haitian Creole in 1975, explores the themes of oppression, rebellion and liberation wrapped within Haiti’s socio-political situation in the 1970s. The most notable plot is the tale of zombies working in plantations where the daughter of the plantation owner falls in love with a zombie and eventually becomes fully human. The zombies eventually gain the courage to revolt against their oppressor.

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