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Bassin Zim ; A Haitian Treasure

The last time that I was able to travel throughout the country was exactly a year ago. Ever since the last stop I’ve been yearning to take a long ride bus to a foreign place just to explore and feel the joy. 783 more words


Haitian man is the founder of the City of Chicago

Haiti’s ties to U.S. history goes back a long way. For example, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, a black man born in Haiti (known back then as Saint-Domingue) is the earliest settler of what is now the city of Chicago – the original occupants being the Indigenous peoples who lived in the area before the arrival of Europeans. 39 more words


Thy Kingdom Come: Hidden History and the Fall of Haiti

The story of Haiti, is the story of a fallen champion. Today, Haiti is tagged as, the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. However, this tag it is unfair, incomplete, inaccurate and therefore misleading, as it proclaims Haiti’s present, without giving a full scope of its past. 958 more words


Book Review (Yon Ti Koze ak Se'm)

I was about fifteen years old when I grew to appreciate Gessica’s work through her movies. I believe that it all started from watching her moving performance as a weary teenage girl forced to face life on her own in a movie called ‘ 329 more words


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Alphonse : Ey Kouzen, kouman ou fè dòmi yè swa ak chalè sa. Nèg la wonfle anwo li wonfle anba ; ou mal elve wi kompè. 461 more words


Tonight: HCX presents the Selebrasyon! Closing Night

Haiti Cultural Exchange (HCX) calls everyone to participate in a very special closing night of Selebrasyon!—New York City’s only festival devoted to presenting the very best of Haitian arts and culture: tonight (Thursday, June 30th) from 6:00 until 9:00pm at (followed by an After Party with Dj Sabine Blaizin, from 9:00 to 11:00pm) at 899 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, New York. 120 more words