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Destined to ‘be somebody,’ Marjorie Valbrun rises to managing editor at national publication
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Destined to ‘be somebody,’ Marjorie Valbrun rises to managing editor at national publication

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.

Emile Bazile: Building a bridge to politics for all Williamsburg residents
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Emile Bazile: Building a bridge to politics for all Williamsburg residents

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.

NYS Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages, a former librarian, now puts laws on the books
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NYS Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages, a former librarian, now puts laws on the books

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.


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