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Haitian Artist BélO Wins Grand Prize in Prestigious 2020 Unsigned Only Music Competition

BélO The winners of the US-based Unsigned Only Music Competition were announced today. For the first time in its history, the Grand Prize is awarded to a World Music artist, BélO, for the song “EDA.” He is also the winner of Fandemonium, Unsigned Only’s online public vote. Established in 2012, Unsigned Only has become known as the leading music com

Dr. Dorotie Lacroze is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. Following dental school, Lacroze completed a year of advanced education in general dentistry from NYU Langone. Prior to dentistry, Lacroze received a Nursing degree from Barry University located in Miami, Florida. Lacroze hereafter worked as a registered n

Fabiana Pierre-Louis is nominated to the New Jersey Supreme Court by Governor Phil Murphy. (Photo: Chris Pedota/AP) Haitian-American Fabiana Pierre-Louis made history in New Jersey as the first Black woman to serve on the state’s Supreme Court, with the full Senate voting unanimously on her confirmation Thursday. According to The Philadelphia Inqui

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced a strategic partnership between the Haitian and Turkish Governments, including an energy agreement between the Haitian Government and Karpowership, an energy company that builds and operates floating power plants. Foreign Minister Claude Joseph and Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu annou

Williamson Sintyl and son/ Source Instagram Congratulations Williamson Williamson Sintyl! After collecting more than 2.3 million votes which allowed him to remain among the last 5 finalists, 27-year-old Williamson Sintyl was able to count on the unwavering support of Haitians worldwide to become one of the three winners of the Mars Shot competition

On August 8th, 2020, Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (FL-20), Weiss (FL-21), Perelman (FL-23), and Olivo (FL-24) will face long-time sitting incumbents in the polls to give new voices and representation to the people of Florida. Now known as Florida’s Fab Four, the candidates decided to run and work better to champion better quality of life for all Flor

Venny Etienne by Ashtin Ellis. Beyoncé’s highly anticipated visual album “Black Is King” dropped Friday on Disney+. The film, which is based on tracks from The Lion King: the Gift soundtrack she released last year, is a celebration of Black culture and African traditions, and she didn’t disappoint with the fashion! “With this visual album, I wanted

Luguentz Dort /Photo Source: Coby Van Loan of the OKC Thunder The NBA is back and the players brought their social justice messages. On Saturday, the entire Oklahoma City Thunder team knelt while wearing “Black Lives Matter” shirts during the National Anthem before the start of their first official game since the NBA restarted. Many of the league’s

Sandrine Charles (left), Lindsay Peoples Wagner (right), and founders of the Black in Fashion Council. Photo: Courtesy of subjects/Black in Fashion Council After the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other unarmed Black people across the country, businesses across industries have experienced a reckoning and being held accountable

Haitian-American South Florida native Jessica Laguerre Hylton stands to make history as the first black woman elected to the Florida House of Representatives for District 117. Despite having a 200,000 person district profile of 40% black and 52% women, her election would also mean she would be the 2nd person of color and only the 2nd woman to ever

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a US$20 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) for the Haiti COVID-19 Response and Resilience Development Policy Operation. The Washington-based financial institution said the funds from its International Development Association (IDA) aims to increase Haiti’s capacit