How Haiti helps us think differently about history
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How Haiti helps us think differently about history

MIT historian Malick Ghachem gets readers and students to look anew at the Atlantic world. Back in the 18th century, Haiti was the most lucrative sugar-growing territory in…

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Artist finds ‘calling’ after 2010 earthquake in Haiti
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Artist finds ‘calling’ after 2010 earthquake in Haiti

MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Jason Fleurant, 33 West Palm Beach artist Jason “JaFleu” Fleurant was so profoundly affected by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti, which left an estimated…

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Book Signing and Fundraiser for Haiti
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Book Signing and Fundraiser for Haiti

At a time when so many refugees in America are facing an uncertain future, one man’s story may offer them hope. Born into Haiti’s poorest class, Jocelyn “Josh”…

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His ‘story of America’ took him from Haiti to Brockton’s City Council
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His ‘story of America’ took him from Haiti to Brockton’s City Council

Jean Bradley Derenoncourt, 27, said that he was spurned by well-connected politicians in Brockton during his campaign to become the first Haitian-American member of the Brockton City Council.…

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Edwidge Danticat announced as winner of $50,000 Neustadt International Prize for Literature at OU
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Edwidge Danticat announced as winner of $50,000 Neustadt International Prize for Literature at OU

NORMAN — Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat has been named the winner of the 2018 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, officials announced Thursday evening. Danticat’s award includes $50,000, a…

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UN Names Special Representative to Haiti
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UN Names Special Representative to Haiti

Veteran diplomat Susan Page has been named the United Nations’ special representative to Haiti and will lead the new U.N. mission to enhance the country’s justice system. Her…

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My Happy Place: Wyclef Jean Reveals His Hidden Paradise In Haiti
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My Happy Place: Wyclef Jean Reveals His Hidden Paradise In Haiti

In My Happy Place, we talk to some of our favorite people about their emotional connection with an unforgettable destination. Wyclef Jean is one the biggest musical names…

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See Why Haitian Born Designer Victor Glemaud Was Honored In Washington
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See Why Haitian Born Designer Victor Glemaud Was Honored In Washington

You might not have heard the name of fashion designer and guru Victor Glemaud, but that is because he has been comfortably curating his career for decades behind the…

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Florida commit Richard Gouraige motivated by mother’s triumph from Haiti
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Florida commit Richard Gouraige motivated by mother’s triumph from Haiti

TAMPA, Fla. — Gator Nation got a jolt of enthusiasm Friday from Richard Gouraige. The 4-star offensive tackle from Cambridge Christian School (Tampa, Fla.) sent Florida football fans into…

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Haitian artist Didier William conveys current events, life in homeland through painting
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Haitian artist Didier William conveys current events, life in homeland through painting

Artist Didier William visited the college Monday to discuss his career and present several of his works to students. William, who is currently the Chair of the Masters…

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