Haitian-American journalist Marjorie Valbrun is accustomed to accolades, having worked at The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. She was named managing editor at Inside Higher Ed in October.
By Larisa Karr On election night last November, as results trickled in, Mathylde Frontus was trailing her opponent in the…
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.
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.
As a council member and second vice president in Irvington, Frederic now spends much of her time educating Haitian-Americans in Irvington about resources available. She also teaches city officials about the needs and power of her vibrant community.
The laureate of the 2005 Pere Pierre Ridgway High School’s ninth grade state exams didn’t fail to exceed expectations. Zimaco Merizier started the highly-acclaimed clothing brand that creates clothing from Haiti’s flag, Trillionaire Mind Media Group (TMMG).
Solages, the first Haitian-American to represent Long Island in the Assembly, serves Elmont, Valley Stream, Floral Park, Bellerose, Bellerose Terrace, North Woodmere, Stewart Manor and sections of Franklin Square. Since winning the 2012 election, Solages has written and introduced many bills in Albany. She has also become a visible leader to members of her district.
Fifteen successful years into the music industry, Jean Bélony Murat, better known as BélO, is still as ambitious as Day 1. He entered Unsigned Only Music Competition in September. And won.
Karen Civil’s work reviving the Hillary Clinton campaign and her White House visit with Michelle Obama alone are just two life goals made possible through her grit and her guts.
Melchie Dumornay went from being the girl who wasn’t allowed to train because she was too small to Haiti’s most promising young athlete.