From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography.

Support the Artz: Photos & Essays compiled to give a glimpse of Haiti..

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NSU Art Museum of Fort Lauderdale, 1 E. Las Olas Blvd., is publishing a catalog commemorating the groundbreaking exhibit From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography. The book ($35 at the museum store or comprises 96 illustrated pages with essays by Edouard Duval-Carrié, Emilie Boone, Donald Consentino, Edwidge Danticat, Laurent Dubois, Kimberly Green, Margaret Mitchell Armand, Alfredo Rivera, Maggie Steber and Edward Sullivan. A signing is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sept. 12, after a 2 p.m. lecture by Laurent Dubois, director of Duke University’s Forum for Scholars and Publics, whose most recent book is titled Haiti: The Aftershocks of History. To RSVP, call 954-262-0204 or visit


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West Indian Day Parade: NYC Celebrates Caribbean Culture

Big Ups to All Afro-Caribbeans celebrating the wondrous confluence of Our CULTURE …

Be Safe & Enjoy the Celebrations!!!

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The annual Caribbean street party known as J’Ouvert begins in the pre-dawn hours Monday in Brooklyn, a festive prelude to the West Indian Day Parade.

The J’Ouvert mini-parade starts at Grand Army Plaza and proceeds down Flatbush Avenue and east on Empire Boulevard to Nostrand Avenue.

Hundreds of thousands are expected to participate in the celebration of Caribbean culture.

Three grand marshals will lead this year’s West Indian Day Parade: Maxine Williams, Global Director of Diversity at Facebook; U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp, who was born in Brooklyn; and Earl Phillips, secretary treasurer of the Transport Workers Union, Local 100.

The parade is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. at Eastern Parkway and Schenectady Avenue and will end at around 6 p.m. on Grand Army Plaza in Prospect Park.

Eastern Parkway will be closed between Howard Avenue and Grand Army Plaza during the parade.

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