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Pierre-Pierre to Step Down

Featured Posts, Media, New York, Voices' Picks December 10, 2014 at 2:39 pm

Garry Pierre-Pierre, executive director of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media, has decided to step down from his position effective Jan. 5.

(Photo from the Office of Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte via The Haitian Times)

Bichotte: ‘There is Room to Help Those in Haiti’ and US Haitians

Brooklyn, Caribbean February 7, 2018 at 3:55 pm

Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte penned a letter to the editor of The Haitian Times in response to a piece by founder Garry Pierre-Pierre on putting the needs of the diaspora above those of Haiti.

Women's March on Jan. 20, 2018 (Photo by Garry Pierre-Pierre)

Opinion: Haitian Diaspora Needs To Put Its Needs Above Those Of Haiti

Caribbean, Opinion February 2, 2018 at 12:54 pm

Haitian Times founder Garry Pierre-Pierre writes that the diaspora should focus not just on helping those in Haiti but also on empowering and supporting the community in the U.S.

Women's March on Jan. 20, 2018 (Photo by Garry Pierre-Pierre)

Opinion: Trump Provides Haitians with a Unique Moment to Organize

Caribbean, Opinion, Politics January 25, 2018 at 2:59 pm

In the wake of Trump’s comments and actions, Haitian Times founder Garry Pierre-Pierre describes steps for empowering the community ahead of the midterm elections.

A Letter to Trump from ‘a Proud Shitholer’

A Letter to Trump from ‘a Proud Shitholer’

Caribbean, Immigration, Opinion January 12, 2018 at 6:07 pm

Garry Pierre-Pierre writes a letter to Donald Trump giving him a history lesson about Haiti.

David Ushery and Garry Pierre-Pierre (Image via video)

Voices of NY’s Top 20 on NBC NY

Featured Posts, Media, Video December 20, 2013 at 5:29 pm

CCEM’s Garry Pierre-Pierre is interviewed by David Ushery.

New NYS Immigrant Office to Focus on Businesses

New NYS Immigrant Office to Focus on Businesses

Business, Demographics, Immigration April 10, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Jorge Montalvo, director of the recently unveiled New York State Office for New Americans (ONA), speaks with Garry Pierre-Pierre of CUNY’s “Independent Sources” about the vision and work of the new agency.

Times Square, Jan. 15, 2018 (Photo by Garry Pierre-Pierre via The Haitian Times)

Getting Out the Haitian Vote After Trump’s Comments

Caribbean, New York, Politics January 19, 2018 at 4:40 pm

The Haitian Times takes a look at how the community’s response to recent comments and actions by Trump could translate into votes come Election Day.

(Photo by Garry Pierre-Pierre via The Haitian Times)

Opinion: The Message of the Debate Over ‘Little Haiti’

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Demographics, Opinion October 10, 2017 at 2:10 pm

Can Brooklyn’s “Little Caribbean” also encompass “Little Haiti”? The debate, including some vitriolic comments, tells The Haitian Times’ founder that there is more the community needs to do to achieve economic empowerment.

Immigrants on the Offensive

Immigrants on the Offensive

Video February 8, 2017 at 12:05 pm

CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” examines the resistance movements that have formed in response to President Trump’s immigration policies.

(Screen shot from "Brooklyn Cafe Serves Up Help for Haiti," Nicole Ashley for new York City News Service)

Helping Haiti

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Environment October 14, 2016 at 4:23 pm

The Haitian diaspora in Brooklyn and elsewhere has geared up to send help home in the wake of Hurricane Matthew’s destruction, but an opinion piece in The Haitian Times argues for “tough love.”

Eastern Parkway, the dividing line between north and south Crown Heights. (Photo by Shawn Hoke via City Limits)

Crown Heights, 25 Years Later

African American, Black, Brooklyn, Caribbean, History, Jewish August 18, 2016 at 5:29 pm

Twenty-five years after tensions gripped Crown Heights, numerous media outlets take a look both at the events and the lessons learned, and how the neighborhood has evolved.

A Diversity Disparity in NYC

A Diversity Disparity in NYC

African, Culture, Labor, New York, Technology, Video September 25, 2015 at 5:03 pm

The latest episode of “Independent Sources” looks at how the tech industry can better reflect the city’s demographics, narrowing the racial pay gap through unionization, and an African playwrights festival.

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, keynote speaker at the 2015 Ippies Awards, accepts a photograph from CUNY J-School Dean Sarah Bartlett. The photo was taken by CUNY J-School alumnus Scott Klocksin (2014) of the 2014 explosion that levelled two apartment buildings in East Harlem. The buildings were in Speaker Mark-Viverito's district, and she had commented on the photo during a previous visit to the school. (Photo by Skyler Reid)

Community and Ethnic Press Honored at the Ippies

Featured Posts, Media, New York, Voices' Picks June 12, 2015 at 4:27 pm

More than 100 guests gathered at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism for the 13th Annual Ippies Awards, recognizing excellence in reporting among the community and ethnic press.

Independent Sources: Earth Day Special

Independent Sources: Earth Day Special

Environment, Video April 28, 2015 at 3:42 pm

In this special edition, CUNY TV’s Independent Sources explores various inequities associated with ecological concerns in the New York area.