Tag Archives: History

Haitian soup joumou gains new recognition, with the same deep history

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y.— Pots simmer throughout a packed stovetop. Onions, potatoes and different greens are chopped wherever kitchen floor is discovered. Nicholas Julien remembers going to sleep with his mom or grandmother nonetheless working, however he may by no means wake up early sufficient to beat both again to the warmth. He’d get up smelling all the pieces. “There are so many different ingredients,” mentioned the […]

As US navigates crisis in Haiti, a bloody history looms large

In September 1994, the United States was on the verge of invading Haiti. Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the nation’s first democratically elected president, had been deposed in a army coup three years earlier. Haiti had descended into chaos. Gangs and paramilitaries terrorised the inhabitants — taking hostages, assassinating dissidents and burning crops. International embargoes had strangled the […]

As U.S. Navigates Crisis in Haiti, a Bloody History Looms Large

In September 1994, the United States was on the verge of invading Haiti. Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the nation’s first democratically elected president, had been deposed in a army coup three years earlier. Haiti had descended into chaos. Gangs and paramilitaries terrorized the inhabitants — taking hostages, assassinating dissidents and burning crops. International embargoes had strangled the […]

Time to push against Haiti hate yet once more, and learn some hidden U.S. history

Philip Bump documented the most recent outrage from the orange menace in The Washington Post. From my standpoint, describing Trump’s vile phrases about Haitians as “disparaging”—as Bump did in his headline—is way too gentle. A couple of months after he took workplace in 2017, President Donald Trump was handed an inventory of visas granted by the United […]

Time to push against Haiti hate yet once more, and learn some hidden U.S. history

Philip Bump documented the newest outrage from the orange menace in The Washington Post. From my viewpoint, describing Trump’s vile phrases about Haitians as “disparaging”—as Bump did in his headline—is much too delicate. A number of months after he took workplace in 2017, President Donald Trump was handed a listing of visas granted by the United States […]

Time to push against Haiti hate yet once more, and learn some hidden U.S. history

Philip Bump documented the newest outrage from the orange menace in The Washington Post. From my standpoint, describing Trump’s vile phrases about Haitians as “disparaging”—as Bump did in his headline—is way too gentle. Just a few months after he took workplace in 2017, President Donald Trump was handed an inventory of visas granted by the United States […]

Time to push against Haiti hate yet once more, and learn some hidden U.S. history

Philip Bump documented the most recent outrage from the orange menace in The Washington Post. From my standpoint, describing Trump’s vile phrases about Haitians as “disparaging”—as Bump did in his headline—is much too gentle. Just a few months after he took workplace in 2017, President Donald Trump was handed a listing of visas granted by the United […]

Haiti’s forgotten history shows why we need ethnic studies

To the editor: The op-ed article by Howard French analyzing the historic relationship between the United States and Haiti was most fascinating. What was significantly notable for me was the truth that I used to be unaware of a lot of this history — the enslaved Haitians’ wrestle for independence from main colonial powers, and […]

America’s Long History of Mistreating Haitian Migrants

US Customs and Border Protection mounted officers try and comprise migrants as they cross the Rio Grande. (Felix Marquez / AP Photo) Subscribe to The Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for The Nation’s weekly e-newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For extra from The Nation, try […]