Caribbean

Ajani Thorpe enjoys a cone of cafe au lait ice cream. (Photo by Zoe Freilich via Brooklyn Paper)

Ice Creamery Features Caribbean Flavors

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Food September 13, 2017 at 2:29 pm

Brooklyn Paper reports on a new ice creamery featuring Caribbean flavors.

Keelah Chung portrays “Lost Queen” designed by Drillz International. It is one of 12 sections featured in “Coming to America.” (Photo by Photo by Nelson A. King via Caribbean Life)

Getting Ready for Carnival in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture August 31, 2017 at 4:35 pm

Caribbean Life and Brooklyn media outlets report on what to expect on Labor Day for J’Ouvert and the West Indian American Day Parade, which celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Menesky Magloire plays a horn commonly used for Haitian rara music. (Photo by Stefano Giovannini via Caribbean Life)

A Pre-J’Ouvert Celebration

Caribbean, Culture August 25, 2017 at 2:43 pm

A pre-J’Ouvert gathering of Caribbean musicians and dancers showcased their art in front of the Brooklyn Public Library, reports Caribbean Life.

Haitian Folk Songs ‘Rearranged’

Haitian Folk Songs ‘Rearranged’

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture, Video August 24, 2017 at 4:45 pm

An Irish-Russian-Haitian singer performs, and speaks about, “rearranged” traditional Haitian songs at the BRIC TV studio.

The Clarke family (Photo by Nathan Yardy via Feet in Two Worlds)

Healing the Rifts Created by Separation and Migration

Caribbean, Immigration August 22, 2017 at 4:51 pm

Feet in Two Worlds reports on how migration and separation affected one family from Barbados.

Museum educator Daniela Fifi was appointed vice president of programs and education at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. (Photo via Caribbean Life)

New Trinidadian Education VP at Children’s Museum

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Education, Youth August 2, 2017 at 5:04 pm

Caribbean Life profiles the new vice president of programs and education at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum – Trinidadian-American Daniela Fifi.

Haitian Chef on Food and Other ‘Recipes for Success’

Haitian Chef on Food and Other ‘Recipes for Success’

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Food, Video July 20, 2017 at 10:29 am

BRIC TV speaks to Sendy Chancy, whose passion for cooking Haitian dishes has led her to relaunch her YouTube channel.

HALANY President Ritha Pierre (left) and Rodney Pepe-Souvenir were just two of the many lawyers on hand during HALANY’s Temporary Protected Status renewal clinic held in Flatbush in June. (Photo courtesy of HALANY via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Haitian Attorneys Hold TPS Clinics in Flatbush

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Immigration July 17, 2017 at 3:12 pm

The Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York have held clinics to assist community members ahead of the expected termination of Temporary Protected Status in January of next year, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Children line up to start the sack race at Barbados Festival Day. (Photo by Arthur De Gaeta via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

A Barbados Festival in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture July 13, 2017 at 5:26 pm

Some 12,000 people from the metro area and abroad turned out for the 15th annual Barbados Festival Day in Canarsie, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

City Council Candidate Royston “Uncle Roy” Antoine with a young constituent on Pitkin Avenue In Brownsville. (Photo by Kelly Mena via Kings County Politics)

‘Uncle Roy’ Campaigns for Brownsville Seat

Black, Brooklyn, Caribbean, Elections 2017 June 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Local store owner Royston “Uncle Roy” Antoine is hoping to represent Brownsville on the City Council, reports Kings County Politics.

Team South: Comedian Chelo Chelo from Miami is representing the South team. (Photo by Fafane Cherie via Caribbean Life)

A Comedic Start to Haitian Heritage Month

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture May 8, 2017 at 5:52 pm

The Haitian-style comedy show “Haitian Bada Boys of Comedy: North versus South,” to be held on May 12, celebrates Haitian Heritage Month and Haitian Flag Day, reports Caribbean Life.

Dancers from the Mapou Ginen dance troupe. (Photo courtesy of Sabine Blaizin, via Caribbean Life)

An ‘Immersive Experience’ in Haitian Culture

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture May 3, 2017 at 3:49 pm

On May 7 in Crown Heights, Haitian artists, drummers and dancers will gather for the third annual Lakay Se Lakay event, reports Caribbean Life.

Among the current projects at the Center for Traditional Music and Dance is an exploration of different Colombian dance rhythms. (Photo courtesy of CTMD via City Limits)

Immigrants and the Arts

City Limits profiles an organization that offers cross-cultural initiatives featuring the music and dance of different immigrant cultures.

Haitian-American attorney Emmanuel Depas. (Photo by Rob Abruzzese via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Will Haitians Be the Next Deportees?

Caribbean, Government, Immigration April 27, 2017 at 5:50 pm

A Haitian-American lawyer warns that as many as 20,000 Haitians in the NYC area may be deported if TPS is not renewed, Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports.

The Haitian Times

A Dream Realized for Haitian Dancer at Dance Theatre of Harlem

Caribbean, Culture, Manhattan April 24, 2017 at 3:24 pm

The Haitian Times profiles Haitian ballet dancer, Sanford Placide, for whom performing with the Dance Theatre of Harlem holds particular significance.