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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

Culture

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

Race

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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Twitter Account

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

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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

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Alfred: Alphonse, bonjou wi. Se yon ti kafe ou ap bwè la ? Ou pa kite pou mwen ?

Alphonse: Ohoh, mwen pa konnen si ou te leve non, mwen pat fè ase. 408 more words

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