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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder: Trump Administration’s Haiti Emails Perpetuate the Myth of the ‘Black Criminal’

Black immigrants are once again in the cross-hairs of the federal government’s racist and xenophobic immigration policies. Last week, via e-mails uncovered by the Associated Press, we learned that the Trump Administration is considering ending a detrimental humanitarian protection afforded thousands of Haitian immigrants, based on a ubiquitous, racist stereotype of Black migrants in particular — the myth of the Black criminal.

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Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida Tells Haiti, Other Nations to Defend Democracy In Vote on Venezuela Sanctions

Sen. Marco Rubio sent a strong warning to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Haiti on Monday, saying that it would be difficult to protect them from possible cuts in U.S. aid if they fail to defend democracy when the Venezuelan government comes up for a possible sanctions vote at the Organization of American States (OAS). Continue reading “Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida Tells Haiti, Other Nations to Defend Democracy In Vote on Venezuela Sanctions”

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Angela Davis to Headline Caribbean Culture Conference Being Held in Haiti

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The conversation between Cornell University Africana Studies professor Carole Boyce Davies, and radical black activist Angela Davis went something like this:

“I am headed to Haiti,” said Boyce Davies, a former Florida International University professor who divides her time between New York and South Florida.

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Dominican Republic Set To Deport Haitian Workers In Ethnic “Cleansing”

Haitians queue up at the night to legalize their status at the Interior Ministry in Santo Domingo, on June 16, 2015. Tens of thousands of people are facing deportations as a deadline for foreigners, most of them being Haitians, to legalize their status as undocumented alien is due to expire on 17 June 2015. AFP PHOTO / ERIKA SANTELICES        (Photo credit should read ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)
Haitians queue up at the night to legalize their status at the Interior Ministry in Santo Domingo, on June 16, 2015. Tens of thousands of people are facing deportations as a deadline for foreigners, most of them being Haitians, to legalize their status as undocumented alien is due to expire on 17 June 2015. AFP PHOTO / ERIKA SANTELICES (Photo credit should read ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images)

In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,” scores of Haitian migrant workers are set to be deported from the Dominican Republic this week, highlighting the country’s long-troubled relationship with its Caribbean neighbor, according to media reports.

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