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Haitian-American Photographer Seeks to Document Change Through the ‘Istwa Nan Je Yo’ Project

From 2011 to 2012, he photographed the businesses he frequented along the strip from Nostrand to Franklin Avenues and interviewed Caribbean business owners who were seeing the changes unfolding before their eyes. Mom-and-pop shops where the owners spoke Haitian Creole were either vacant or had transformed into trendy eateries.