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Experts: Teach younger Haitian-Americans to fight stubborn stereotypes

Stories of Haitian-American youth being called names, taunted or assaulted because of their ethnicity go as far back as Haitians have been coming to the United States en masse. However, while being subjected to negative stereotypes is part of the immigrant experience, parents and caregivers should proactively teach their youngsters how to react, experts and Haitian-Americans say.