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Join host Alice Backer as she welcomes author, poet, comedian and educator MrJeffDess (Jeffery Dessources) to Legacy of 1804 to discuss his latest book Deconstructing Ratchet, his upcoming Kreyòl Korner Poetry Series at La Caye and maybe even his musings on Haitians in Hip Hop.
Tonight's Legacy of 1804 is an adventure as host Alice Backer attends the Lakay se Lakay Haitian electronica summit at Selebrasyon! and interviews Haiti-based DJ Gardy Girault and hopefully other DJs present.
Find out more about the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/636945869707387/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
For more on Selebrasyon!: www.haiticulturalX.org
Panelists are Sabine Blaizin, Val Jeanty, Richard Earthman Laurent, DeepJust Aquabeat, Marjory Smarth, and Gardy Girault.
There will be performances by:
DJ Hard Hittin Harry
For more details on this episode: www.kiskeacity.com
Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com welcomes Edwin D'Haiti from MUDHAH, an organization seeking to create a diaspora party with representation in the Haitian parliament.
Mr. D'Haiti lives in France. MUDHAH's website is http://www.mudhaiti.org/.
Mr. D'Haiti joined us around minute 30 and the interview was held in Kreyòl with some barebones translation into English . Contact info for Parti de la Diaspora Haitienne pour Haiti, founded and registered in Haiti by MUDHAH: 561-594-9564 (Miami office) MUDHAH2015@gmail.com Registration materials: http://www.mudhaiti.org/?page_id=33
More at http://www.kiskeacity.com/2014/06/legacy-of-1804-with-edwin-dhaiti.html
Host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com welcomes NAHP members Marjorie Brennan and Esther Dupervil to discuss NAHP's annual conference on November 14th and 15th at Harvard University. More at www.kiskeacity.com.
Host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com welcomes fashion designer Dayanne Danier of Fleur de Vie and Bien Abyé. Fleur de Vie takes place every fall and brings diaspora volunteers to Haiti for a back to school event. Bien Abyé is Dayanne's fashion line. (More at www.kiskeacity.com)
Join host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com as she welcomes the ladies of Ayiti Resurrect, an organization for Haitian Diaspora and afrodescendant involvement in Haiti. The ladies of Ayiti Resurrect also foster farming by Afrodescendants in NY state. Details at www.kiskeacity.com.
Join host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com as she discusses the Bwa Kayiman ceremony with Dr. Jerry Gilles and Yvrose Gilles of www.bookmanlit.com. The Bwa Kayiman ceremony kicked off the Haitian Revolution on August 14, 1791.
Doctor Jerry M. Gilles and Yvrose Gilles are co-editors of Bookmanlit.com a site that promotes study of Haitian-African culture. They have written several books and articles and have lectured at universities and museums. They have appeared on radio and television programs to talk about various aspects of Haitian History and Religion. Their most recent books include Bicentennial: Haiti's Gift to the World and Remembrance: Roots, Rituals, and Reverence in Vodou.
Doctor Jerry M. Gilles, specializes in High Risk Obstetrics. He graduated from Columbia University and obtained his doctorate in Medicine at the SUNY at Stony Brook.
Ms. Gilles obtained her undergraduate degree from Barnard College of Columbia University and obtained a Master of Science degree at Teacher's College of Columbia University. By family tradition, Ms. Gilles is descendant of both Dahomey and Kongo. By genetic analysis, she is also descendant of the Mede people of the Ivory Coast.
Host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com revierws recent news and blog articles about Haiti.
Host Alice Backer of www.kiskeacity.com welcomes Manbo Dòwòti Désir for her second visit. We discuss her new book Goud Kase Goud as well as Catholic Cardinal Langlois' recent statements on Vodou to the british publication The Guardian.
Dowoti Désir is a Manbo Asogwe and a scholar of Haitian Vodou. She is the Founder and President of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action Watch Group (www.ddpawatchgroup.info). She utilizes interfaith exchanges and cultural diplomacy to facilitate better understanding of AfroAtlantic spiritual systems in the global North. She has written extensively about the contemporary and sacred arts of the African Diaspora, its religions and sociopolitical issues impacting the global African community. Her recent book Goud kase goud: Conjuring Memory in Spaces of the AfroAtlantic focuses on the right to memory, the built environment, and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. She is a graduate of Barnard College and has a Master's degree from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. - See more at: http://www.kiskeacity.com/search?q=dowoti+#sthash.zB9DkSMl.dpuf
Join host Alice B. of www.kiskeacity.com as she reviews recent articles and blog posts about Haiti. We'll find out how much of it was hype and how much of it was true.
Topics tonight include US supporting immunity for the UN for bringing cholera to Haiti, and the evolving Ile-A-Vache landgrab with video blogger Hugues Girard.
For detailed show notes: http://www.kiskeacity.com/2014/03/legacy-of-1804-24-haiti-news-and-blog.html
Alice Backer (@kiskeacity on Twitter and www.kiskeacity.com) welcomes Hugues Girard on Ile-a-Vache update and Nekita Lamour on the plight of black teachers in the USA.
0 - 45 Hugues Girard on Ile-A-Vache
45 -87 Nekita Lamour on black teacher restructurings in the USA
87-106 BK Live segment on Haitian Heritage month
- See more at: http://www.kiskeacity.com/2014/05/legacy-of-1804-32-haiti-news-and-blog.html#sthash.FEBeZmRS.dpuf
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