Haitian drumming as a symbol of protests across the diaspora for centuries
If you’re among the multitude of people who haven’t set foot inside a restaurant or lounge since this time last year and you’re in the mood for a tasty Haitian meal that someone else cooked, get ready to make reservations.
In the four years since President Jovenel Moïse took office, he has made statements on numerous occasions that sent heads swiveling. Through his gaffes, quips and inaccuracies, Moïse has inadvertently incriminated himself in the murder of Monferrier Dorval, shown anger that threatens opponents and institutions, and made various promises he later said were too hard to keep.
The Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. brings the promise of a leader who spoke directly to Haitian and Haitian-American concerns. Underscoring his commitment to diversity, Biden has selected two Haitian-American leaders for White House roles.
By Larisa Karr Dixie Sandborn, a Michigan professor, knew nothing about Haitian culture until she began raising the two children…
Scores of Haitian-Americans have been spreading debunked conspiracy theories and jokes about the novel coronavirus vaccine.
By Larisa Karr When Minna LaFortune was a young girl in Jamaica, her parents warned her about the small black…
After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, 19 children from one orphanage were flown to the U.S. to be adopted by…
The Halloween Pumpkin Hunt 2020 website launched just a few days ago. More than 50 households in several Brooklyn neighborhoods, Queens, Philadelphia and Westport, Connecticut, have signed up. The beauty of the hunt is that it can quite literally be done anywhere.
As anti-government protesters in Haiti’s capital blocked principal roads and clashed with police last year, Stanley Joseph and Daphne Gerard used the city’s winding and potholed backroads to make it to church for their wedding, decked out in all their finery. “We always have problems in Haiti. You can’t wait. You just have to get on and overcome them,” said Joseph.