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Grand Army’s Odley Jean on Playing Dominique in Netflix’s New Show
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Grand Army’s Odley Jean on Playing Dominique in Netflix’s New Show

Oddly’s character Dominique is a high school upperclassman trying to balance her school work, social life, and obligations at home. A first-generation daughter of a single Haitian mother, Dominique helps care for her niece and nephew while simultaneously trying to keep her spot on the school’s basketball team, spend time with her boyfriend, hang out with friend, and land a meaningful internship. Out of all the characters, Dominique has the most going on — and it weighs on her.

Defying protests and poverty, Haitians get creative to wed in style
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Defying protests and poverty, Haitians get creative to wed in style

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.

The Haitian Times
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The Haitian Times

Immediately after New York City’s lockdown orders went into effect in mid-March, Haitian Times founder and editor Garry Pierre-Pierre held…

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