01
JUN
2015

The Haitian Tragedy in the Dominican Republic

The aftermath of a 2013 decision by the Dominican Republic’s Constitutional Court denying citizenship to the children of undocumented Haitian immigrants as far back as 1929 remained one of the tragic stories of 2015. The story and its aftermath continue to resonate in the news...
01
MAY
2015

1804 List Inductee Roxanne Gay Delivers Ted Talk

Writer and academic Roxanne Gay has made quite a splash in recent years with highly acclaimed books and thoughtful articles frequently published in the New York Times. Gay, born of Haitian parents in Nebraska, earned a doctorate at Michigan Technical University and teaches...
10
FEB
2015

1804 List Inductee Michèle Stephenson Wins NAACP Image Award

Documentary filmmaker Michèle Stephenson, who is among the inductees on this year’s 1804 List of Haitian-American Changemakers, has won an NAACP Image Award for her book, Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life – co-authored with Joe Brewster and Hilary...
22
DEC
2014

2014: A Good Year for Haitian-Americans in Politics

The year 2014 provided plenty of evidence of the growing political clout of the Haitian-American community. Among the many firsts: a Haitian-American was elected to the U.S. Congress, representing a conservative Western state. Ludmyia Bourdeau “Mia” Love, the daughter of Haitian...
15
SEP
2014

Haitian Roundtable Members Receive Recognition

Members of the Haitian Roundtable continue to make their mark on America. For example, the Haitian Roundtable was an honoree at Radio Soleil’s 20th members of HRT were recognized by the Haitian Times on its list of 13 Haitians To Watch in 2013. Here are some other highlights of...
01
JUL
2014

Chef Nadege Fleurimond‘s “Haiti Uncovered” on Haitian Cuisine

Haitian chef and food expert Nadege Fleurimond published her cookbook “Haiti Uncovered” in 2015. Here is a video extolling the book, which explores regional cuisines of Haiti that many Haitians don’t know about. http://www.haitiuncovered.com/
22
MAR
2014

2014 1804 List: Haitian-American Changemakers

The 1804 List, named in honor of Haiti’s year of independence, recognizes Haitian-American Changemakers in the United States who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and success in their profession and proven themselves to be forces for change in their communities.