Growing up in Queens Village during the 1980s and 1990s, Valerie Cartright took careful note of the questions arising in the Haitian and larger Black communities: Questions, for instance, on their property rights when dealing with law enforcement.
By Sam Bojarski From the fate of TPS to a coronavirus pandemic that has caused widespread job loss and deaths,…
During Florida’s early voting period Oct. 19 to Nov. 1, Haitian-American voters often cited the fate of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic among the leading reasons motivating them to vote. Those who said they voted for the president tended to care more about the economy over issues like immigration.
The Haitian Times compiled a brief list of U.S. states and election boards with the most active voter records. The list is not exhaustive and will be updated as information is confirmed for each location.
The invite-only event, held at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami, was limited to about 400 volunteers and supporters of the Biden campaign.
“This is the most consequential election of our lifetime,” Jean-Pierre told The Haitian Times in an exclusive. “Everything is on the line ‒ justice, our democracy, our health, our lives.”
Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Jacques Jiha, an economist with three decades of public and private sector leadership experience, to serve as New York City budget director starting Nov. 1.
If we Haitians in the United States demonstrate for American politics the same unity, mobilization, sense of organization, and commitment we demonstrate for Flag Day and Labor Day, American politicians will initiate dialogues with us in regards to American immigration and US humanitarian aid policy to Haiti.
“Now that we have a month, we’re going to continue and intensify our campaign to make sure those who are part of hard-to-reach populations are touched and encouraged to complete the census,” said Marleine Bastien, executive director of the Family Action Network Movement (FANM).
By Jonathan Greig The Census 2020 response rates in Brooklyn neighborhoods with large Haitian populations are lagging far behind average…