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Friday
Feb142014

Dominican Republic and Haiti: One Island, Two very different people.

Dominican Republic decided to go against its own constitution with the 168/13 ruling that strips Black Dominicans, mainly of Haitian descent, of their Dominican citizenship. In this Op-ed, Diony Monestime explains the ruling and the difference between Dominican Republic and Haiti as a people.

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Wednesday
Nov212012

Rethinking Haitian Women’s Rights

Women everywhere have to deal with exceptional challenges that men could never imagine; in Haiti many women have life threatening situations to face every day. This year’s Haitian Studies Association (HSA) conference took place at York College earlier this month and touched upon those issues with Rethinking Haitian Women’s Rights.

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Tuesday
Mar132012

STOP policing our bodies

Today your insurance provider can choose not to provide coverage based on their beliefs, not yours. America’s war against women is not just a myth, it’s here and if we do nothing it will stay.

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Tuesday
Nov222011

What we wish we didn't now about the Johnsons

This story is that of rape, incest, abuse and denial. One can't help but look, even when you want to cover your eyes.

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Monday
Feb212011

We are fighting for dignity and respect, in support of Haiti and its U-17 team

As Haitians, we are not blaming the entire Jamaican nation, but addressing the Jamaican officials who should have known better how to handle such a situation when they are hosting an international tournament. We ask that everyone who believe in fair treatment and equality band together to support Haiti and its U-17 soccer team.

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Monday
Dec062010

Grant Park, Grand Illusion

Those President Obama supporters at Grant Park, meanwhile, continue to suffer the fate of the faltering economy. Their children and spouses continue to fall in Iraq and Afghanistan. After having elected Obama in a landslide, they find now that they are, not the silent majority, but the unheard majority.

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Monday
Nov082010

Sink or swim: Haitians from all walks of life keep fleeing to America

Updated on November 8, 2010 by Registered CommenterSha

The unstable situation in Haiti leads to desperate illegal and life-threatening escape attempts. The loss of Haiti’s most promising citizens to new lands could be America’s gain, but are they really living a better life in the land of the free?

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