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.
Travelers walked in ankle-high water after Haiti’s main airport in Port-Au-Prince was flooded Tuesday afternoon.
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”
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.
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.