Haiti

Hope For Haiti

Book - Fiction. By Jesse Joshua Watson. 2010. 32 pages. A boy lives through the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and finds hope amid the hardships of the aftermath.
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Brother, I’m Dying

Book - Non-fiction. By Edwidge Danticat. 2008. A gripping autobiographical book, about one Haitian woman's experience as a young immigrant and her family's struggle to survive in the United States while fearing for those they left behind.
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Behind the Mountains

Book - Fiction. By Edwidge Danticat. 2004. 192 pages. A riveting novel detailing the struggles of a young Haitian girl as she adjusts to life in New York.
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Uprooted: Refugees of the Global Economy

Film. Produced by National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. 2001. 28 minutes. Stories of three immigrants (from Bolivia, Haiti and the Philippines) to the U.S. and how global institutions and multi-national corporations erode people's capacity to survive in their home countries.
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Oct. 2, 1937: Parsley Massacre

Under the orders of U.S.-backed Dominican dictator President Rafael Trujillo, the execution of more than 20,000 Haitians began in what is now known as the Parsley Massacre at Massacre River.
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Dec. 6, 1929: Cayes Massacre

In Les Cayes, Haiti, one of the worst massacres of civilians took place on December 6, 1929, during the nineteen-year American occupation of Haiti, an occupation that began in 1915.
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