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The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians http://t.co/AAISZltapV — tejwo (@tejwo) June 16, 2015 In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,”…

It pays to BeyGood. If you’re a member of the #BeyHive or love supporting charity, it’s time for you to buy Beyonce’s BeyGood t-shirt. The music maven is donating one hundred percent of the shirt’s sale proceeds to Haiti’s Saint Damien Hospital in Tabarre. After visiting the Caribbean island back in May, Beyonce learned the Haitian medical […]

  Filmmaker Jerry LaMothe continues to rally support for his up-coming film, “The Promise Keeper.” The drama follows two friends from Brooklyn, NY as they return to their homeland of Haiti after the tragic earthquake. RELATED: Director Jerry LaMothe Documents Black Frustration With American Justice System Actors Eriq Ebouaney and Nonso Anozie are in negotiations to […]

Even in the Miami heat, you won’t see Pro Bowl linebacker Jonathan Vilma sweat.  While in town to support his friend DJ Irie’s Charity Golf tournament, the University of Miami alumnus didn’t appear effected by his team’s current drama with the NFL. Instead, the Florida native of Haitian parentage was eager to discuss the work […]

Two time Oscar winner Sean Penn was just named Ambassador at Large for Haiti. The honor was bestowed on the actor for his continued humanitarian  efforts in the Caribbean country since being devastated by an earthquake in 2010. Haiti’s president, Michel Martelly, held a special ceremony to honor Penn. Martelly thanked Penn for making sure […]

Kim Kardashian is nowhere near her usual spots in Los Angeles, New York or Las Vegas–instead she’s in Haiti. No, she’s not on the hunt for another Black man to marry (we think), but Kim is on a humanitarian mission with her mother/manager Kris Jenner and actress Maria Bello. Kim’s last big public appearance was […]

Last night at around 11pm, Wyclef Jean was shot in the hand while in Haiti to support presidential candidate Michel Martelly in his election. Details are sketchy but “Joe Mignon, a senior program director for Wyclef’s Yele Foundation, confirmed to the Associate Press that Wyclef was in Delmas, Haiti when shot.” Wyclef has been released from the […]

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Singer and songwriter Christopher Laroche, a.k.a. “FREEDOM” was born and raised in Haiti and last year he released a tribute song for his homeland entitled “Move On.”  The commemorate the one-year anniversary of the earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010 producer Drumma Boy remixed the track. FREEDOM is the founder of Freedom Recordz, […]

With tomorrow marking the one year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, former Haitian presidential hopeful, Wyclef Jean has made peace with his former Fugees bandmate, Pras.

Hot97 released a statement today revealing that DJ Cipha Sounds would be suspended indefinitely for disparaging comments he made about Haitian women on the air. During a segment about giving out condoms to help reduce the spread of AIDS in Haiti Cipha “joked” that he didn’t have to worry about HIV because he didn’t “mess […]

First the Tsunami song and now this. Hot 97 DJ Cipha Sounds has the New York radio station in hot water after making an on-air comment that has local leaders and members of the Haitian community fuming, and calling for him to be fired. The popular deejay, whose real name is Luis Diaz, enraged listeners […]