Little Haiti activists plan to Protest Sweet Micky's Flag Day Performance

Haitian activists in Little Haiti Florida are planing to protest a performance by Sweet Micky at a Haitian culture celebration happening at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex this Flag Day, May 18th 2018.

Sweet Micky Performing Live at Compas Festival
Sweet Micky Performing Live at Compas Festival

"We don't want him in Little Haiti," said Marleine Bastien, Executive Director of Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami (FANM).

The activists even went so far as to send an open letter to Miami Mayor Francis Xavier Suarez saying how outraged the Haitian American community is "that city resources are being used to host a performance by Martelly."

While activists are protesting how Martelly is a "poor model for our youth," the host of the event said Sweet Micky happens to be one of the most popular bands in the Haitian Music Industry and that event is to celebrate that music during Haitian heritage month.

Read more from the Miami Herald.

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William Billy Weber says...

Sweet Mickey is wrongfully maligned.

He's a strong Haitian leader and desppte lack of support from O'Bama and the leaders of the Free World, he manage to accomplish several things for the children of Haiti.

He revised the Restavac system and helped the orphanes who suffered from the

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Chocho says...

100% in agreement with this

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