I like them brown, yellow, Puerto Rican, or Haitian Name is Phife Dawg from the Zulu nation.— Phife Dawg
Mind-blowing Haitian quotations
In order for peace to reign, one must speak the truth, and that is why I have spoken of a political abduction, ... ... Far from my own country, but in deep communion with all Haitians, including Haitians abroad, I continue to launch an appeal for peaceful resistance.
The new Haitian baseball can't weigh more than four ounces or less than five.
The silencing of the Haitian Revolution is only a chapter within a narrative of global domination. It is part of the history of the West and it is likely to persist, even in attenuated form, as long as the history of the West is not retold in ways that bring forward the perspective of the world.
How could a just God permit great misery? The Haitian peasants answered with a proverb: "Bondye konn bay, men li pa konn separe," in literal translation, "God gives but doesn't share." This meant... God gives us humans everything we need to flourish, but he's not the one who's supposed to divvy up the loot. That charge was laid upon us.
I know the Haitian people because I am the Haitian people.
One hundred and twenty Marines were detailed to officer a force of twenty-six hundred Haitians.
We don't intend to always keep this necessarily African oriented.
Originally I had hoped to have African American Indian of this area, and the Appalachian of this area, but at the same time, just as we have the Haitian room, we will always have room for another exhibit.
A child gets a fever in the United States and it's high enough and sustainable enough, all of us can bring a child to an emergency room. Most Haitians never had that opportunity. They didn't have the emergency room to bring them to. Virtually every time your child has 102 fever, you wait for it to die and you have no clean water to give it.
I think it's hard for an outsider to capture the flavor of a community and all its nuances, so ultimately Haitian-Americans need to start sharing intimate accounts of their stories.
In Haitian mythology there is the figure Ghede, who in West Africa, is Iku, whose role is to show "each man his devil." He's represented by a figure wearing a top hat and smoking a cigar. That's my gig.
There's also the tradition of voodoo, the Haitian magic arts, in New Orleans.
And because New Orleans is below sea level, when they bury people in New Orleans, it's mostly above ground. So you have this idea that the spirits are more accessible and can access you more easily because they're not even buried.
Haitian diplomacy will be oriented toward the influx of foreign capital, direct investments that create jobs and stimulate economic growth.
But I think it's very key that there's a plan for Haiti.
And we have to begin to - as progressives and people who are concerned about Haiti and have been concerned about Haiti, we have to begin to build some sort of consensus, a movement around the Haiti that the Haitians envision.
The Haitian people are gentle and lovable except for their enormous and unconscious cruelty.
The first big dramatic push in the Haitian Revolution was to overthrow the slave regime and we have to remember this was really the first place where there was a large scale emancipation experiment.
My first concern was to take care of my drawing.
I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office.
I will work to bring peace to everyone - whatever economic level - as long as you are Haitian.
I've been impressed, over the last 15 years, with how often the somewhat conspiratorial comments of Haitian villagers have been proven to be correct when the historical record is probed carefully.
Slave rebellions, especially the  Haitian Revolution, had an ongoing effect on the ways in which abolitionists talked about ending slavery.
Sometimes we mask ourselves to further reveal ourselves, and it's always been connected to me with being a writer: We tell lies to tell a greater truth. The story is a mask; the characters you create are masks. That appeals to me. Aside from that, too, in the carnival the masks were beautiful, and offered a vision of Haitian creativity.
As a foreign worker in Haiti, speaking for myself, speaking for the workers, our organization is about 95 percent Haitian, but even foreign workers driving through, we have had very minimal security issues.
I would hate for people to generalize about every Haitian from something that one Haitian did, or a group of Haitians did.
It's very difficult to get any movies done about Black heroes - Haitian or American - in Hollywood. The argument in Hollywood is that there is no market for those movies, and that is not true.
If a Cuban refugee is escaping, we're saying they're a political refugee, but why isn't a Haitian refugee a political refugee? They're escaping the capitalism and degradation of economic imperialism. We don't call them political refugees; we call them unfortunate people.
The diiference is that in the private sector you work for yourself, and as Prime Minister I work for every single Haitian - inside Haiti and outside - and for all those who love Haiti as well.
I am currently in Haiti to help the Haitian people in their reconstruction.
It's time for Haitians to have access to health care.
It's time to open our borders to the Haitian diaspora, open our markets to the world. It's time to open our country to potential investors.
Haitian rice farmers are quite efficient, but they can't compete with U.
S. agribusiness that relies on a huge government subsidy, thanks to Ronald Reagan's free market enthusiasms.
I came into the music world in 1988 with a song called Ooh La La, that was like a breath of fresh air in Haitian music.
To start with, for example this year, 2004, is the bicentennial of Haitian independence.
God gives us humans everything we need to flourish, but he's not the one who's supposed to divvy up the loot. That charge was laid upon us
I think if you want good things to happen for a country like Haiti, then you need to provide the circumstances where the Haitians can do that.
It makes every Haitian proud to have such a hospital.
You know, we do not want the militarization of Haiti.
We do not see a Haitian as a protectorate where it relinquishes its own sovereignty.