Black History Month | February 1937 Gee’s Bend, Alabama

  As I listen to the GOP bash President Obama accomplishments while serving public office. It is alleged that folks just started living in poverty? Which is so far from the truth. Folks have been living in impoverished situations since slavery. Descendants of former slaves of the Pettway Plantation. They are still living under primitive conditions there. Meat in [...] [Read More]

Happening Around Town | President Obama, FEMA and Government Officials Ready for Hurricane Irene

Folks from around the globe watched on their televisions, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, social media, Google+, new-streams and surfed the Internet for updates while the East Coast waited for Hurricane Irene. There was not going to be another Katrina or Haiti aftermath in the United States if President Obama, FEMA, government officials and municipalities had anything [...] [Read More]

Happening Around Town | Missing Frederick Woman Robyn Gardner in Aruba

  This morning while titter tottering around the crib getting ready to have breakfast with my husband. I glanced over at a newspaper, “The Gazette,” rolled up still in the rubber band on my breakfast room table. (The newspaper is tossed onto my blacktop every week. I toss the free weekly newspaper on a nearby table [...] [Read More]

WATCH | The Photographer’s Storm by Patrick Farrell

    Miami Herald photographer Patrick Farrell captured the images of the victims of Haiti in 2008. Farrell documented the Haitian tragedy. The subject of “After the Storm” is a boy who is trying to save a stroller after the tropical storm Hanna struck Haiti.     Repost This Article [Read More]

WATCH | Nou Bouke, “We’re Tired”

A three-minute trailer of a documentary about the catastrophic Jan. 12 earthquake — one of the world’s worst natural disasters — captures the “we’re tired” psyche of the battered Haitian people. The documentary — a first for The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald — is a testament to the harsh reality for many in [...] [Read More]

Commit to Action | Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

Cholera in Haiti: “The outbreak is still in the beginning” MSF’s coverage of the cholera outbreak in Haiti, featuring the work of Ron Haviv, Moises Saman, Jake Price, and Gregory Vandendaelen. Haviv’s also been sending updates by twitter, including word that Health workers and journalists attacked-paranoia and misinformation running high… Repost This Article [Read More]

WATCH | Wyclef Jean Song For Electoral Commission “Prison for the CEP”

Wyclef new song attacks the denial as propaganda..he looks good holding the Haitian flag in the above digital image….surely he would continue to help the folks in #Haiti? New Wyclef Jean protest song contesting the decision of Haiti’s electoral council, CEP. We want equal rights and justice. PORT-AU-PRINCE — Wyclef Jean has been definitively barred from [...] [Read More]

Alert | If I Was President To Become A Reality

When Wyclef sang if “If I was President”…I wonder did he think about running for the position while singing the song? According to the cyberstreets Wyclef will make an official announcement on very soon. The Hip-Hop star Wyclef Jean will announce his bid for the President of Haiti. You would have to be living under [...] [Read More]

Cover of the Day | Bill Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton….remember the days when folks call him the first black president? Repost This Article [Read More]

Photographer Spotlight | Jake Price

As the rainy season began, photographer Jake Price traveled to a number of the many camps that house some of those left homeless and presents his impressions of those struggling to rebuild their lives. Audio slideshow: Life in a camp in Haiti Recorded and photographed by Jake Price. Produced by Jake Price and Phil [...] [Read More]

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