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Haitian-Americans in at least five cities in the United States expect to see protests on Jan. 15, as compatriots gather to denounce the rule of embattled Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.
While past iterations of the event have taken place indoors at Brooklyn College, attendees needed space to observe social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 30 people attended the earthquake remembrance vigil.
The contentious 2020 national election cycle is still in the throes of a spectacular, now violent, end. But already, another political fight is kicking off in New York City. Candidates are campaigning in what will most certainly be a busy New York City council election season — with 51 seats up for grabs and ranked-choice voting taking place for the first time — plus the selection of a new mayor.
Across Brooklyn, rents have steadily been rising for decades. But in recent years, neighborhoods like Flatbush that had been somewhat insulated have seen spikes in housing costs as higher-income residents flock deeper and farther across the borough than before.
News reports showing thousands of President Donald Trump’s supporters storming the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Wednesday afternoon welled up painful memories of political unrest for Haitians
The weeks leading up to the Jan. 5 Georgia runoff election saw consistent get-out-the-vote efforts by local and national Haitian-American leaders. One of these leaders, Ronald Bertrand spent time calling family and friends encouraging them to vote.
The gastronomic gift is the result of a partnership between a Haitian-led home health aide placement agency and New York District 43 Assembly Member Diana Richardson, who represents portions of the Crown Heights, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Wingate and Flatbush neighborhoods.
Mirroring a national trend, Haitian-American leaders across the country are working to mobilize and educate Georgia voters in advance of the Jan. 5 election.
Bazile’s confirmation makes him the fourth Haitian-American district leader for the Kings County Democratic Party, which has 42 district leaders in all. Bazile, who resides in the Williamsburg neighborhood where he grew up, joins Party Chair and District 42 Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte, male District 42 Leader Josue Pierre and male District 43 Leader Edu Hermelyn.
Churches nationwide have used federal relief funds to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, but small Haitian churches in Brooklyn have been locked out, some pastors said. Now, they are asking the government to help.