“Specifically for the Haitian community, I needed us to win, because I need them to understand that their vote does matter,” said Dorsainvil, who manages the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. “This is the first step to (Haitian-Americans) exercising all of their rights in this political system.”
Held in Coconut Creek, a city about 16 miles from Fort Lauderdale, the rally was Biden’s last attempts to connect his message of economic reform to racial equality. The Democratic nominee discussed his goal of making Fortune 500 companies and individuals making more than $400,000 per year pay their fair share in taxes. He also criticized Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying the president refuses to listen to science.
In 2016, the Haitian community got played by a charlatan who promised to be our champion, but became our community’s worst nightmare. This time, we must show that we learned from that mistake.
For his 47 years as a career politician in Washington DC, he has no substantive record of support from the Haitian-American community, yet he is now pandering in an 11th-hour attempt to secure what he sees as nothing more than another voting bloc in Florida. The Haitian-American community will not fall for it.