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At Miami Gardens voting station, council candidate takes direct outreach to new level
Elections, Only In The Haitian Times

At Miami Gardens voting station, council candidate takes direct outreach to new level

In a presidential election year, where the names at the top of the ballots dominate, many residents do not know for whom to vote at the municipal level. Julien, who works as economic development manager for the City of North Miami, is taking the direct engagement route to make sure that voters know about her race and choose her ‒ even if she has to appeal to them herself, all day every day.

In Canada, Kamala Harris, a Disco-Dancing Teenager, Yearned for Home
Canada, Elections, Politics

In Canada, Kamala Harris, a Disco-Dancing Teenager, Yearned for Home

Thrown into one of Montreal’s most diverse public high schools, the young Ms. Harris — whose father was from Jamaica and mother from India — identified as African-American, her friends from high school recalled. At the same time, they said, she deftly navigated the competing racial and social divisions at the school.

Trump, missing-in-action with Haitians, still draws handful of supporters
2020 Elections, Elections

Trump, missing-in-action with Haitians, still draws handful of supporters

A relative handful of Haitian-Americans say they will support the president. Calling on religion and family values as their key reasons to vote, these conservative movement supporters also bring up the Democrats taking Black voters for granted, esoteric footage from decades ago, and debunked fringe theories to explain their presidential pick.

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