Tag Archives: diaspora

Black Folk in Dark Times: Storified

[View the story "Black Folk in Dark Times: A Workshop on Sovereignty, Citizenship, and Freedom" on Storify]
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Collectif Paroles: Revue culturelle et politique haïtienne

Collectif Paroles: Revue culturelle et politique haïtienne (Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1979-1987). A digital archive of almost all of Collectif Paroles’ back issues may be found at the website for le Centre International de Documentation et d’Information Haïtienne, Caribéenne et Afro-canadienne (CIDIHCA).
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Haiti: Présence Africaine Éditions, 25 bis, rue des écoles, Paris, France, June 24, 2010

Présence Africaine Éditions
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Haiti: Robeson

Yes, and a French general named Le Clerc was also sent against Ho Chi Minh, but like the blacks of Haiti, the plantation workers of Indo-China have also proved unconquerable. Paul Robeson, “Ho Chi Minh is Toussaint L’Ouverture of Indo-China,” Freedom (March 1954) Paul Robeson was keen to make a film, but wanted one which would ‘interpret [...]
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Haiti: Québec

Tahani Rached, Haïti (Québec), (National Film Board of Canada, 1985)
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Haiti: Art Histories

Jean-Michel Basquiat wasn’t just interested in history—he wanted to breed with, butcher, and avenge it. Engaged in a ritualistic act of historical restitution, he crossed the black diaspora with pop culture, religion, and drugs. Jerry Saltz, “To Hell and Back,” The Village Voice (April 12, 2005) In third grade, Jean-Michel Basquiat sent a drawing of a gun [...]
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Haiti: Rebuilding

Stories of need coming out of Haiti have sparked a wave of solidarity. In New York City, home of some of the largest populations of Haitians and Dominicans outside of the island, various groups have converged to offer support to grassroots initiatives on the ground. Judith De Los Santos, “Beyond Port-au-Prince: Grassroots Women’s Group Brings Aid [...]
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