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Haiti Ambassador Invites Trump to Visit Country, Calls his Words ‘an Insult to Our Dignity’

Haiti’s ambassador to the US said Monday that President Donald Trump’s recent comments about Haiti “hurt the country,” adding that he hopes the President will visit the nation.

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WATCH: Maryland Pastor Maurice Watson Addresses Trump’s ‘S***hole Countries’ Remark With VP Pence in Attendance

A Maryland pastor spent his Sunday sermon addressing President Donald Trump’s comments about immigrants from Haiti and Africa that reportedly contained profane language. Continue reading “WATCH: Maryland Pastor Maurice Watson Addresses Trump’s ‘S***hole Countries’ Remark With VP Pence in Attendance”

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In Open Letter, Haitian-American Diplomats say Trump’s Disparaging Comments Caused ‘Heartbreak and Despair’

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A group of Haitian-American diplomats working for the State Department have written an open letter expressing their frustration with comments by President Donald Trump that the United States should limit the number of immigrants accepted from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa.

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Haitian NFL Players Are Angered, Hurt But Not Surprised By Trump’s Disparaging Remarks About Their Native Country

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  • The President called the country of their origin a shithole. They know it as a beautiful if beleaguered island from which hard-working, uncomplaining immigrants come to the U.S. to build on the American dream
  • ‘We are some of the strongest people on earth. To win our independence and help other Caribbean islands get their freedom? Dealing with hurricanes and earthquakes. It shows our grit.’
  • ‘There are amazing Haitians in America who are assets to this country, who are helping both countries with hard work and charity.’
  • ‘It hurts to be judged by ignorance.’
  • ‘Why not use your gift to make the world a better place? Where’s the love?’

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Pastor Dwight McKissic Calls On President Trump’s Evangelical Advisers to Either ‘Condemn or Condone’ his Remarks Regarding African, Caribbean Countries

Dwight McKissic, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, TX, and a prominent Southern Baptist voice, is urging President Trump’s evangelical advisers to release a statement either condoning or condemning’ his recent derogatory comments regarding immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa. Continue reading “Pastor Dwight McKissic Calls On President Trump’s Evangelical Advisers to Either ‘Condemn or Condone’ his Remarks Regarding African, Caribbean Countries”

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Pastor James Perkins, Progressive National Baptist Convention Condemn ‘Racist Statements from Donald Trump Towards Africa and Haiti’

The Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. (PNBC) was founded in 1961 to give full voice, sterling leadership, and active support to the American and world fight for human freedom. PNBC strongly condemns the latest racist comments made this week by Donald Trump in reference to immigration. To refer to Haiti and African countries as “sh**-hole” countries whose people should not be allowed to immigrate to this country in favor of Norwegians is nothing short of overt unabashed racism. Continue reading “Pastor James Perkins, Progressive National Baptist Convention Condemn ‘Racist Statements from Donald Trump Towards Africa and Haiti’”

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Haitians Stopped at U.S. Border Find Dream in Mexico

Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. They’re never late, always hustle and come in on days off to learn new skills, traits that he says make them a model for their Mexican counterparts. Continue reading “Haitians Stopped at U.S. Border Find Dream in Mexico”

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55,000 Haitians in the U.S. Fear Being Deported

Some 55,000 Haitians in the United States who received protection from deportation in 2010, when a major earthquake devastated their land and killed 300,000, may be forced to return to their country next year if indications by Trump administration officials prove true.

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