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Americans arrested taking children out of Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haitian police have arrested 10 U.S. citizens caught trying to take 33 children out of the earthquake-stricken country in a suspected illicit adoption scheme, authorities said on Saturday.

The five men and five women were in custody in the capital, Port-au-Prince after their arrests on Friday night. There are fears that […]

Haiti: An Unwelcome Katrina Redux by Cynthia McKinney

Haiti: An Unwelcome Katrina Redux by Cynthia McKinney

President Obama’s response to the tragedy in Haiti has been robust in military deployment and puny in what the Haitians need most: food; first responders and their specialized equipment; doctors and medical facilities and equipment; and engineers, heavy equipment, and heavy movers. Sadly, President Obama is dispatching […]

Haiti on Our Minds by Mumia Abu Jamal

Haiti On Our Minds Mumia Abu-Jamal 1/16/10

The recent natural disaster in Haiti, has once again, thrown Haiti into the eyes of the world, and once again, brought out both the best and worst of us.

The sheer scale of human suffering has evoked massive compassion, as governments far and wide mobilize to assist […]

An Unforgettable Journey: 10 Amazing Days in Bahia, Brazil

Join us for the Journey of a Lifetime as we intimately explore Bahia, Brazil and reconnect with our sisters and brothers for 10 amazing days. If you would like more information about this journey please click the image above or simply jump to see the itinerary, deposit information as well as exclusive audio of […]

Ourstory: Bayyinah Bello Speaks on the Ayitian Revolution

Presentation by Ayitian historian Bayyinah Bello entitled “Fulfilling Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s Prophecy: Ayitian Revolution.” Presented in 1997, Professor Bello’s lecture highlights the following topics:

1) The history of U.S. foreign policy in Ayiti 2) Ayitian Vodun spirituality and its connection to the Ayitian Revolution 3) Ayiti’s 1805 constitution, a constitution that was deliberately […]

Thomas Sankara: The Upright Man

As Africa looks desperately for leaders of integrity and vision, the life and ideals of the late Thomas Sankara seem more and more relevant and exemplary with the passage of time. This new film should go a long way towards explaining why, though largely forgotten in this country, Sankara is still venerated on his own […]

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UPDATED: A Grassroots Call to Immediately Help Our People in Haiti: Nzingah Oniwosan

“Greetings Family: I am contacting you in hopes of starting a movement.” Nzingah Oniwosan was born in South Florida to Haitian parents. She is a dedicated pan-Afrikanist, gifted artist, as well as a talented painter, poet and activist.The past week has been immensely challenging for both her and her family as they have personally lost […]

Actor and Activist Danny Glover on Legacy of US-Haitian Relations Dating Back to 1804

Democracy Now January 19, 2010 Danny Glover is an acclaimed actor, director, producer and longtime friend of Haiti. His directorial debut, Toussaint, focused on the life of François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture, a former slave who became one of the fathers of Haiti’s independence from France in 1804.

JUAN GONZALEZ: We’re joined here in New York by […]

Teary Eyed Wyclef Jean Calls For Mass Exodus Of Haiti Capital “Port-au-Prince Is A Morgue”

NEW YORK – Haitian-born musician Wyclef Jean defended his charity on Monday in the wake of questions about its practices while calling on the international community to enable the evacuation of his homeland’s earthquake-ravaged capital.

“Port-au-Prince is a morgue,” Jean said at a Manhattan press conference, recounting how he collected the corpses of small […]