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How Immigrant Communities Are Addressing Colorism and Anti-Blackness

While in quarantine at her Jacksonville, Florida, home last summer, Dr. Johanne Belizaire watched social justice protests spring up all across the United States. As calls grew for Americans to confront racism after the police killing of George Floyd, Belizaire, who is a Haitian-American health consultant, posted on a Haitian women’s forum that Haitians needed to examine their own biases.