One of the highly-anticipated events in the Haitian community is returning to Miami for their 7th annual conference.
EXCLUSIVE: Haitian American Doctor Discusses New Appointment as Dean of University of Miami Medical School
Dr. Henri Ford’s appointment as dean of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is one for the history books. His new post is paving a path not only for Haitians, but all people of color in the field.
On May 5 and May 6, the Miami Book Fair (MBF) will host the annual Little Haiti Book Festival (LHBF) at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. The festival, which features vibrant cultural exposure to writers, booksellers, performers, and more, is part of MBF’s Read Caribbean programming. This event is free and open to the public.
After a five-month battle, West Palm Beach, Florida, has settled a lawsuit with the federal government complying to the federal immigration policy, announced West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio. In March of 2017, the Floridian city’s commission declared it was a “welcoming city,” which many inferred to mean a sanctuary city.
“American Airlines is somewhat behind because American’s price is $500 all of the time,” Lherisson said, remarking of American Airlines service from Miami International Airport to Cap-Haitien.
“For this price [on Spirit Airlines, one-way], I paid $211. And also, this service is a way for people to see Cap-Haitien. Sometimes, people don’t always want to go to Port-au-Prince. The Citadelle is very close, so maybe people will want to go there more often.”
On March 23, 5th Street between Euclid Avenue and Lenox Avenue in Miami-Dade County was designated Joseph Emmanuel “Manno” Charlemagne Street. The bill to name the street after the late Haitian singer was co-sponsored by Senator Daphne Campbell, a Haitian American legislator who represents the 38th Senate District.
MIAMI, FL — The 20th Ultra Music Festival might have been the premier event Friday night in Miami,but just a few miles north of Bayfront Park, a more mature group of kids and families compared to the teens and twenty-somethings further south took in the sounds of Haitian konpa music at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex in Miami.
On March 25 Michael Brun hosted a star-studded lineup at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex for his Bayo Block Party concert. Performers included DJ Gardy Girault Paul Beaubrun, J-Perry, Princess Eud, T-Micky, Sandro Martelly and a surprise appearance by former Haiti president, Michel Martelly.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) called on the Trump administration to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the nearly 60,000 Haitians living in the U.S. until at least July 2019. Nelson with a group of Haitian American community leaders on Aug. 24 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center to discuss the issue and how it’s affecting the…
Curated by Anthony Bogues, Ph.D. and professor of Africana Studies at Brown University, Metamorphosis centers on the symbolic and cultural histories of Haiti and the Caribbean, interpreting colonial encounters and their consequences. Central to the changes in this time period were slave rebellions and the Haitian Revolution. Duval-Carrié’s artistic themes are many variations on the historic life of the region, blending his distinct aesthetic with the everyday, creating pieces that represent the Caribbean Diaspora experienced up through the present day.