Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Haitian OccupyDR Movement

I visited the Dominican Republic a couple weekends ago, something I had resisted for a long time, given the stories of racism that seep across the border into Haiti. Sometimes the stories are subtle, like a barber doing you the … Continue reading

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What Color is Haitian Jesus?

My favorite scene in Spike Lee’s Malcolm X is when, while in prison, he asks the priest “what color was Jesus?” Denzel/Malcolm X goes on to quote phrases from the Bible to indicate that Jesus might not have been white … Continue reading

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