Category Archives: Family

Our family is featured in’s COOLEST BLACK FAMILY IN AMERICA series. It’s the story of how we became a family. Check out some family photos and the story here.

Family, interview, Joseph Zoboi

I had my first online interview with fellow Haitian writer Katia Ulysse, sister to the wonderful poet, activist, and anthropology professor Gina Athena Ulysse. Katia did an excellent job of stringing my words together to come with a lyrical narrative. … Continue reading

Culture, Family, Haiti, interview, Writing

Today marks the 207th anniversary of Haiti’s independence from the French. With Jean-Jacque Dessalines’ declaration of “liberty or death”, vengeance in their hearts and machete in hand exclaiming “koupe tet, boule kay” (cut heads, burn houses), those mighty Africans claimed … Continue reading

Family, Haiti