In Brooklyn, Push for a Special Haitian District Hits Resistance
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In Brooklyn, Push for a Special Haitian District Hits Resistance

  Ben Flambert sat wrapped in an apron at a barber shop on Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn, listening intently as Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte explained why she was leading…

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Fashion Designer Victor Glemaud Wants You to Know the Real Haiti
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Fashion Designer Victor Glemaud Wants You to Know the Real Haiti

The knitwear designer shares his plans for a summer trip to Haiti and some memories from a recent Nile cruise. Victor Glemaud moved to New York from Haiti…

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Designer Victor Glemaud Returned Home to Haiti With the Clinton Foundation—And Photographed the Trip for Vogue
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Designer Victor Glemaud Returned Home to Haiti With the Clinton Foundation—And Photographed the Trip for Vogue

Going back home might crop up in every form of cultural expression—you’ve read the books, watched the movies, karaoked the songs. Yet Victor Glemaud, a 2017 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist,…

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Over the Line: Haitian and Dominican Artists Team Up for Exhibit
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Over the Line: Haitian and Dominican Artists Team Up for Exhibit

Call them artists without borders. More than a dozen Dominican and Haitian artists will come together to showcase artwork depicting the relationship between the two neighboring Caribbean countries.…

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Haitian Designers Trump Politics At DC Fashion Week
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Haitian Designers Trump Politics At DC Fashion Week

WASHINGTON, D.C – During this year’s DC Fashion Week, the Haitian embassy showcased  Haitian-American fashion designers’ collection lines for their first “Diplomacy by Design” event. Four renowned designers…

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The Revolutionary Drummer Boy Turned Haitian King
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The Revolutionary Drummer Boy Turned Haitian King

The wild story of a 12-year-old American Revolutionary drummer boy who went on to rule Haiti. Once upon a time, even the wild story of a 12-year-old American…

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REBUILD GLOBALLY HOSTING RUNWAY TO HAITI FASHION SHOW ON MARCH 8
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REBUILD GLOBALLY HOSTING RUNWAY TO HAITI FASHION SHOW ON MARCH 8

Rebuild Globally is an Orlando-based non-profit focused on alleviating poverty in Haiti via education and providing a more sustainable, entrepreneurial solution for survivors of the 2010 earthquake. Rebuild…

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In New Orleans, Whispers of Haiti Become a Brassy Mardi Gras Shout
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In New Orleans, Whispers of Haiti Become a Brassy Mardi Gras Shout

NEW ORLEANS — Régine Chassagne was standing barefoot in her rambling New Orleans home on a recent weekday, showing members of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band how to…

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‘Voodoo’ tour of Haiti launched to raise development money
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‘Voodoo’ tour of Haiti launched to raise development money

Vodou ‘a very healing religion,’ organizing says, but ‘has its negative sides, too’ A P.E.I. tour company is offering Islanders an opportunity this spring to learn more about…

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Luxe Event Aims to Change Haiti’s Image Through Fashion
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Luxe Event Aims to Change Haiti’s Image Through Fashion

A model showcases a dress featuring colors of Haiti’s flag by Haitian fashion designer Immacula Pericles. WASHINGTON/PETIONVILLE —  Dozens of designers from Haiti and around the world showcased…

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