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Haitian-Americans climb up the greasy pole of politics in New York

A year after Rodneyse Bichotte became the first Haitian-American woman elected in New York state, she’s learned the sometimes delicate balancing act that’s needed to represent a diverse constituency.

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Haitian diaspora prepares for presidential election

Haitians in the diaspora think that only their increased involvement in the country’s politics will produce progress. But they don’t have the right to vote in the country’s Oct. 25 election, and few expect that to change any time soon.

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One City, Many Cultures

Global City NYC reporters explore religious, culinary and cultural traditions in the city’s ethnic neighborhoods.

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Coming to America

New York City is an ethnic mosaic, the adopted home to newcomers from around the world. Global City NYC reporters tell the stories of how a few of these New Yorkers immigrated to America.

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A Haitian-American Filmmaker’s Journey Towards the American Dream

Perri Pierre began his filmmaking career with a story about a Haitian-American trying to find out his mother’s fate in Haiti’s devastating 2010 earthquake.

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Teachers Recreate Haitian Folk Tales With a New Beat

Two high school teachers are bringing a creative twist to Haitian folk tales, setting them to full orchestration.

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As Tech Costs Decline, Haitian PirateRadio Thrives

With New York’s usable radio frequencies entirely snatched up, an increasing number of Creole-language radio stations are broadcasting illegally.

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Creole, Haiti’s Mother Tongue, Brings People Back to Their Roots

Creole lessons empower the Haitian diaspora in the small Two Moon Art and House Cafe in Brooklyn by the founder of the Haitian Creole Language Institute of New York, Wynnie Lamour.

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Inspired by Haitian Spirits, Crown Heights Artist Takes Manhattan

The Agora Gallery in Chelsea will be showcasing the work of Brooklyn-based painter Shakespeare Guirand until mid-October.

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