Articles tagged haiti

Lavish extravaganza overshadowed by an athlete’s tragic death.

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21 Jan 2010 // 8:59 PM

Curse Ye, Orwell!

Orwell declared that there are “four great motives” for writing: sheer egoism, aesthetic enthusiasm, historical impulse, and political purpose. As for the rest of us...

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Alan Lomax: Alan Lomax in Haiti

An important historical document, a master class in Haitian music from a bygone era, and an entertaining, life-affirming listen.

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10 Apr 2008 // 3:41 AM

South-Florida based Haitian artist Jan Sebon arrived in Miami, in 1981 when he as 22 years old. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald/MCT) MIAMI—Musician and poet Jan

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13 Dec 2007 // 1:40 AM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—The shoeless kid from the countryside who once rode a donkey to school peered out of the helicopter and belted out a scream

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Edwidge Danticat’s serene nature is a stark contrast to the chaotic world she paints in her books. The internationally renowned Haitian

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18 Oct 2007 // 9:59 PM

Brother, Im Dying by Edwidge Danticat

Danticat comes head-on at the painful tale she has to tell, with results that are both eloquent and devastating.

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4 Oct 2007 // 10:56 PM

Celebrated author Danticat testifies on behalf of Haitian immigrants

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Edwidge Danticat normally advocates for Haitians through books, providing readers with a poignant view of their immigrant struggle. But on Thursday, the

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8 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

Erol Josué: Régléman

There's a gravity to Régeléman that becomes immediately deepened and explicable when you realise that the Haitian singer is being religious.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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