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Tag: West Indian American Day Carnival

A Challenge to display Haitian pride differently this Labor Day
Editorial

A Challenge to display Haitian pride differently this Labor Day

By Vania Andre Labor Day weekend is fast approaching and with it comes displays of cultural pride from the Caribbean…

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Haitian Mas Group to March In Annual West Indian American Parade Not Allowed on Parkway
Arts & Culture, New York

Haitian Mas Group to March In Annual West Indian American Parade Not Allowed on Parkway

After much fanfare and excitement around Banboche Mas, one of Haiti’s first mas camp, taking part in the 51st West Indian American Day Parade, the masqueraders and float were not allowed to take part in the festivities after failing to pass inspection at a checkpoint on Buffalo Avenue and Eastern Parkway.