The event was spearheaded by program coordinator Ruth Jean-Marie who was inspired by a similar event called ‘Escúchame’ for the Latino community in the Bronx where the sessions were conducted in both English and Spanish. These events according to Jean-Marie are part of a larger initiative launched by First Lady Chirlane McCray that addresses mental health concerns by creating access to resources, specifically for the black community to thrive.
When Sagine Pierre realized she possessed a flair for fashion after noticing people would compliment on her outfits, she decided to do something with her talent.
Outside of the white community, Pleasant was an abolitionist who made her biracial identity known to the black community. Known as the “Black City Hall,” she served as a link to the Underground Railroad by helping slaves escape as far north as Canada, as well as, providing employment to freed slaves in both her businesses and in high society homes in California.
The Long Island native will be fighting in what is arguably the biggest match in his young career so far on Feb. 2 in Frisco, Texas where he’ll be battling Ismail Iliev in the junior middleweight division on ESPN+.
Celisca speaks with The Haitian Times on the inspiration behind the software Integrate and how he hopes to transform the way students perform in the classroom through technology.
Bertrand speaks to The Haitian Times on the passion, skill and luxury that comes with being a professional equestrian.
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Protect the Dreamers and TPS Campaign Launched on Eve of Anniversary of January 2010 Haiti Earthquake
When Brooklyn Council Member Mathieu Eugene was driving on Jan. 12, 2010, his wife called and asked if he was aware of what was going on in Haiti. Slightly perplexed by her comment, she urged him to get to a television and see for himself what was happening. What Eugene saw unfolding his eyes on live television was heartbreaking to say the least.
When Odlion Celestin, 43, sends money to his family in Haiti from his residence in Miami, he always believed that the $1.50 wire transfer fee enacted by former President Michel Martelly in 2011 would help pay for his family’s education.
Zama speaks to the Haitian Times on embracing her heritage through her music and what is like working in the music industry.What inspired you to pursue music for a living?