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  • Now that I am on the other side of Performing Diaspora where I presented the piece “The Politics of Poverty” – Sankofa Wisdom, I would just like to say whew. I really enjoyed all the different cultural groups and learning more about their artistry. Looking into the subject of Poverty was painful on my heart. […]

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  • I wonder if my ancestors imaged that their children would ever come back home to Africa. After experiencing being captured beat, chained together and walked miles and miles from their homes, ancestral lands, family, language, culture, religion, food, flora and fauna to sit and wait in a dungeon. To be taken to a place on […]

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  • If I were being safe I would say my art form is Haitian Folkloric Dance, then I would expound on it. However this would not be absolutely accurate. I am Haitian blooded African American raised in the United States by Haitian immigrants….”black”. The two cultures are quite distinct yet share a “way”,”taste”, “movement”. This gives […]

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