The CCWC Miami Trunk Show was put in place by the CCWC Network Corp., founded and governed by Corhinn Brunot, in order to put the focus on small business owners, designers, artists and performers. It serves as an avenue to a world-wide exposure for these prominent dreamers. Initiated on April of 2012, it has shown substantial growth, as the media exploded social media networks.
Courtesy of Haitian History Tumblr: The many children of Haitian diplomat and poet George Sylvain. (From left to right) Suzanne, Normil, Henry, Madeleine, Jeanne, Yvonne, and Pierre. Paris, 1912. ImageRead more »
Here is a very education video from one of my favorite Haitian websites Kreyolicious: In a past edition of Haiti History 101, Kreyolicious discussed the arrival of Simon Bolivar, LatinRead more »
My heart goes out to you and your family Vicky. I’ve been watching and following Victoria Duval for the last year and a few days ago posted a story aboutRead more »
According to WomenWearDaily, Donna Karan’s passion for Haiti is well-known. On Friday, the designer drove that point home again when she and Urban Zen hosted a luncheon in Manhattan inRead more »
Congratulations to Haitian american author Edwidge Danticat’s. According to online sources, writer and filmmaker Easmanie Michel is working to bring Danticat’s short story “Caroline’s Wedding” the silver screen.Read more »
Its Haitian Heritage month and I wanted to highlight a few prominent Haitian American athletes you may not have known are Haitian. If you know of any additional prominent missingRead more »
If you’ve never heard of FANM, the acronym stand for, Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami. FANM is located in the heart of Little Haiti. FANM has been a major catalyst forRead more »
Beautiful Haitian actress, model, author and mother Garcelle Beauvais posted this picture on Facebook Saturday with the caption “From Haiti to Hollywood. Dreams really do come true!” and as IRead more »
Henri Christophe who is one of the most admired heroes of Haiti, (6 October 1767 – 8 October 1820) was a former slave and key leader in the Haitian Revolution,Read more »
This amazing documentary will show how the 2010 earthquake amputees helped Haiti overcome stigmas and prejudice. According to Yahoonews:
A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the Portland Film Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 2:30 p.m. at Cinema 21(616 NW 21st Ave.).
The more I hear people try to place Haitian-Americans in a box of what we should look and sound like, the more I’m introduced to Haitians and artist like Moxiie.
Since the release her debut- Jungle PoP EP, MoXiiE has been on the journey from underground to center stage. Her debut single “Dancing In Dirt” landed on MTV’s Buzzworthy and Moxiie has been on a relentless mission ever since.
I bet you didn’t think these type of events are going on in Haiti.
On August 8th, fitness met with fashion at the beautiful Royal Oasis hotel in Pétion-ville, Haiti. Here a few pictures from the event.
If you happen to be in Haiti the week of September 26th to October 5th, this should definitely be on your list of things to do. Gout et Saveurs Lakay is Haiti’s yearly festival which brings restaurateurs, chefs, local producers, rhum, beer and wine to celebrate Haiti’s Gastronomy.
I am so in love with these new Haitian American designer head wrap.
Based out of New York City, Fanm Djanm (Fum|Jum) which means “Strong Woman” is not just a new head wrap line, according to their site, they are a movement created to empower and inspire women from around the world to live BOLDLY through arts and fashion.
Miss Haiti instagram page posted these pictures of the 2014 contestants earlier today in a Bikini fashion show. Go inside to see which of the beautiful ladies received the most votes.
President Martelly bonding with his new granddaughter Olivia, daughter of his son Olivier Martelly.
Congratulations to Ayiti Air Anbilans who can now offer aeromedical transportation to the people of Haiti.
Haiti Air Ambulance is dedicated to providing an emergency aeromedical service to the people of Haiti. They fly critically ill or injured patients to emergency medical care. The team who recently flew heir first patient, happily welcomed first lady Sophia Martelly to their base to tour the facility and meet with their aviation and medical professionals.
The Miss Haiti contest is the national beauty pageant of Haiti. It is responsible for selecting the country’s representatives to the Miss World, Miss International, Miss Globe, MTQI, International Coffee Queen, Panamerican Queen of the Sugar cane pageants (among others).
Haitian American actress Garcelle Beauvais posted the video below on her instagram page @garcelle accepting the ALS ice bucket challenge and challenged 4 people including her ex co-star Jamie Foxx. She said ALC but meant ALS.