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.
Last month, Marie Woodson won her Democratic primary bid for Florida House District 101 by a narrow four-point margin. The Hollywood, Florida, resident called her victory a testament to what hard work can accomplish, regardless of one’s circumstances.
Jean-René Rinvil finessed a prosperous career in filmmaking by putting the unknown sides of Haiti on the screen. His latest documentary was on mental illness in Haiti, it won two awards thus far.
Stéphanie Fillion Haitian journalist Milo Milfort’s mantra is to never accept authorities’ words as the undeniable truth before questioning them….
By Ralph ‘Onz’ Chery — Fashion designer Venny Étienne’s road to designing for Beyoncé, it all started at his old church’s fashion show.