During the Jan. 18 forum, titled “1804: Haiti’s Independence and its Relevance Today,” Daut and other participants drew parallels between the Haitian Revolution and the current movements to eradicate social injustice and systemic inequality. It was the first in a series of free virtual forums The Haitian Times plans to host in 2021.
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.
Whether you add to your online wishlist or click buy yourself, here are 10 books by Haitian-American authors to add to your bookshelf, in the order they were published.
Pursuing a career in business eventually led Enis to One Hundred Black Men, which he joined 18 years ago. After serving as a committee chair, treasurer and first vice president of the national organization’s founding chapter in New York, Enis became its 11th president in November.
Incumbent Haitian American New York State Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus on Wednesday night was declared the winner in the 46th Assembly District in Brooklyn, after two tense weeks following the November 3 elections.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Jacques Jiha, an economist with three decades of public and private sector leadership experience, to serve as New York City budget director starting Nov. 1.
HaitiNex Media Group has named Macollvie J. Neel managing editor of The Haitian Times to oversee editorial strategy and manage the digital publication’s growing team of reporters.