For the past decade, the Flanbwayan Haitian Literacy Project in Brooklyn has been helping Haitian youth new to NYC to adjust to new schools and a new life.
A Brooklyn high school teacher has just published his second collection of traditional Haitian music, Caribbean Life reports.
Protests against the expulsion of Dominico-Haitians from the Dominican Republic continued with a march that included 15 diaspora organizations and public officials, reports The Haitian Times.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer has issued his Immigrant Rights and Services Manual in Haitian Creole, The Haitian Times reports.
Former MTA employee turned comedian Majah Hype has amassed a large social media following of fans eager to watch him portray the accents and mannerisms of people from across the Caribbean.
The Caribbean-Guyana Institute for Democracy says Guyanese and other nationalities that make up the Caribbean immigrant population are not included in the members and board of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association, reports Carib News.
An editorial in The Haitian Times explores the broader implications of the Dominican Republic’s actions against Dominico-Haitians.
Carrying banners painted with #1Island and signs stating that “Haitian Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter,” demonstrators at Union Square rallied against the Dominican Republic’s moves to strip Dominico-Haitians of their Dominican citizenship.
A walking tour of spots frequented by the Richmond Hill Indo-Caribbean community addressed ways to help a population that has “exploded” in the past decade, finds Queens Courier.
News India Times reports on the June 20 competition between high school cricket players from around the city.
The Dominican community is divided regarding the impending massive deportation of undocumented Haitian immigrants back home, El Diario reports.
A Jamaican-American photographer from the Bronx hopes to reinvent the world’s view of his borough through stories, photographs and audio on a new site, BronxNarratives.com, reports Caribbean Life.
Experts, including those who have focused on the history and culture of Cuba, say new buyers may have missed their chance to acquire “authentic” Cuban art.
Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte wants the NYS Assembly to pressure the U.S. Congress to condemn the Dominican Republic’s 2013 Constitutional Court for its ruling that would strip 250,000 Dominicans of Haitian descent of their citizenship, The Haitian Times reports.
The Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music celebrated 10 years with performances from female reggae artists at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on April 25.