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CENTER FOR TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND DANCE HONORS DANCE PIONEER JEAN-LEON DESTINE

by Vania Andre   Growing up in a wealthy Haitian family, the last thing the Destine family expected was to…

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French Haitian-Based Churches Fail to Attract Haitian Youth

BROOKLYN – Walk into the French Speaking Baptist Church from Vanderbilt Street in Fort Greene on a Sunday morning and you’ll barely hear a word of French or Creole. On a low riser, at the end of a crowded hall filled with folding chairs, a woman fills the room with a passionate gospel song.

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