Archive for the ‘Haitians’ Category
How we handle memories does a lot to determine who we are.
Imagine a city run by Preacher’s Kids (PKs). What kind of city do they envision?
Noon-time fasting & prayer service at Bethany Baptist Church
“Mwen beni non ou!” (“I Bless Your Name!”). 152,811 NYC Haitians have created a rich variety of faith-based organizations providing music and worship for the soul, great joumou soup (squash) in restaurants, theology books, and radio programs for children.
There a no certain statistics about the faiths of Haitians in New York City. We have sorted through various scholarly, religious organization and community estimates to arrive at our figures. We are also continuing to interview Haitian religious leaders about the attendance at their religious sites. We welcome any additional information. A majority of NYC […]
The youth of Bethany Baptist Church put together a modestware fashion show in Jamaica, Queens called “A World of Difference.” They follow a long tradition of fashion shows in African American churches.
We stopped outside The King’s Chamber Barber Shop near Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn.
Under the searing sun and stench of roadside garbage, a teenage Hispanic girl carrying a baby boy comes out of a door next to a church. Her tousled hair looked like she’d been up all night. The baby’s unwashed face was smeared with dirt; a diaper was the only thing covering his bare skin. Was […]