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Haiti: Haitian-American Filmmaker Receives Artist Grant From The Will And Jada Smith Family Foundation

Haitian American filmmaker Jerry LaMothe’s screenplay The Promise Keeper was one of the three projects selected to receive a grant from the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation (WJSFF). 181 more words

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Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

hush trump, the king is talking

If you scrolled through social media at all today, you likely caught a glimpse of the above image. The artist, Haitian-American Watson Mere, originally developed the image to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday in 2017. 152 more words

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Donald Trump doesn’t understand Haiti, immigration or American history

Dr. Chantalle F. Verna (associate professor of History and International Relations, Florida International University, and author of Haiti and the Uses of America) recently published a comprehensive historical overview of Haitian history, showing how it ties in to today’s ongoing disrespect of Haitian peoples. 648 more words

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Trump: I want to represent Haitian Americans (2016)


While addressing a group of Haitian Americans during the 2016 campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump said he was “running to represent Haitian Americans and African Americans and Asian Americans and everyone who lawfully resides in our borders.” 40 more words

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Ibi Zoboi and the Daughters of Anacaona Writing Project

Jennifer Baker interviews Haitian-American author Ibi Zoboi (for School Library Journal). Here are excerpts from the article, which focuses on literacy and her work with Haitian-American teens through the… 585 more words

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Mini Reviews: 5 Latinx and Caribbean Reads

The Jumbies and Rise of the Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste – MG, Fantasy, Afro-Caribbean/Trinidadian MC, #ownvoices

The Jumbies is an atmospheric tale of secrets and dangers that draws you in and gives you the heebie jeebies. 1,032 more words

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