The Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. brings the promise of a leader who spoke directly to Haitian and Haitian-American concerns. Underscoring his commitment to diversity, Biden has selected two Haitian-American leaders for White House roles.
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.
The Democratic vice presidential nominee is the daughter of Jamaican and Indian immigrants and playing up her Jamaican heritage is a huge part of the Biden-Harris campaign’s outreach to Afro-Caribbean voters in the Sunshine State.
The Haitian Times strongly supports Democrat Joe Biden for President of the United States. We urge you, dear readers, to register to vote and to vote (by mail or in person), so that we can all say to Trump come November: “you’re fired.”
Election campaigners and voting rights advocates hoping to reach Haitian-Americans across Florida said they are focused on getting people to…
Haitians For Biden (Ayisyen Pou Biden), a newly-created group to bolster Haitian-American support for Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, kicked off voter outreach activities in Florida. The virtual town hall is a sign that on-the-ground campaigning is intensifying.