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Legacy of 1804 | A Haitian Artist's Duty with Keb | St-Eloi on Haitian Strikes

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This is a pre-recorded show as host Alice Backer of is receiving an award from the Alfrolatino Festival on Friday night. 

In segment one, we listen to Jafrikayiti interview Haitian artist Keb (Kebert Bastien) on why he considers it his duty to reflect and amplify important Haitian political issues in his music. They are joined in the segment by Haitian-Canadian filmmaker Will Prosper to discuss his activism in Montreal on behalf of Pierre Coriolan, a mentally ill Haitian Canadian who was recently gunned down by the police in his home.

In segment two, we hear Dahoud André of Eritye Papa Desalin interview Haitian labor leader Dominique St-Eloi on where the labor strikes in Haiti and their demands stand. 

(There will be no Q&A. See pre-and post-show notes at