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Only In The Haitian Times

Arts & Culture, New York, Only In The Haitian Times

Book truck brings English and French-language books to Flatbush’s Little Haiti

“We are always looking for opportunities to bring books into communities that aren’t necessarily well-served by bookstores, he said. “We just want to open it up to everyone and part of that means bringing collections of books that are multilingual into our multilingual neighborhoods.”

Capsule Collection Highlights Resiliency of Haitian Women
Beauty & Style, New York, Only In The Haitian Times

Capsule Collection Highlights Resiliency of Haitian Women

“The Lotus collection is exactly what it is,” said designer and founder, Joelle Fontaine. “So if you think about the lotus flower, you know, she’s kind of like the flower that grows in unfavorable conditions. And I think that’s what the I am Kreyol woman represents. She represents someone who is resilient, who’s bold, who’s strong. She’s able to grow in an area where most wouldn’t expect her to grow.”

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