Politics of Haiti

Antenor Firmin

Antenor Firmin

Antenor Firmin is the Haitian scholar who predicted Obama's presidency over a century ago. in his book "The Equality of the Human Races"

Joseph Auguste Anténor Firmin, better known as simply Anténor Firmin, was a Haitian anthropologist, journalist, and politician.

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Barack Obama, Michaelle Jean

Barack Obama, Michaelle Jean

Here is a photo of President Obama and Canada Governor General Michaelle Jean

President Obama met with Governor General Michaelle Jean on his First trip to Canada

Read more about it here:

President Obama wants to discuss Haiti with Michaelle Jean

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Ebenezer D. Bassett, First Ambassador to Haiti

Ebenezer D. Bassett, First Ambassador to Haiti

Ebenezer Bassett was the first ever U.S. Ambassador to Haiti. Because there was finally a "Black Republic" to send black Ambassadors to, Ebenezer Bassett became very first Black diplomat in U.S. History.

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Senator Kwame Raoul and Chris Matthews on MSNBC

Senator Kwame Raoul and Chris Matthews on MSNBC

Here is a still photo of Haitian-American Senator Kwame Raoul being interviewed by Chris Matthews on MSNBC's "Hardball"

Senator Kwame Raoul fill the vacant seat left by Barack Obama when he became a U.S. Senator.

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Kwame Raoul On MSNBC Hardball

Kwame Raoul On MSNBC Hardball

Here is a still photo of Haitian-American Senator Kwame Raoul being interviewed by Chris Matthews on MSNBC's "Hardball"

Senator Kwame Raoul fill the vacant seat left by Barack Obama when he became a U.S. Senator.

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Rod Blagojevich - Oprah Winfrey

Rod Blagojevich - Oprah Winfrey

Was Blagojevich Trying to sell Obama's Senate Seat to Oprah?

Read all about it here:
obamalouverture.com

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Senator Kwame Raoul

Senator Kwame Raoul

Haitian-American Senator Kwame Raoul was appointed on November 6, 2004 to fill the state Senate vacancy caused by the resignation of his predecessor, Barack Obama, who had just been elected to the United States Senate.

Senator Kwame Raoul was born in Chicago to Haitian immigrant parents, Janin and Marie Raoul.

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Evelyn Garcia

Evelyn Garcia

Evelyn Garcia is the first Haitian-American Elected to the Democratic National Committee, (DNC).

Evelyn Garcia was a Florida Party Leaders and Elected Official (PLEO) delegate in the 2008 Presidential Elections.

Photo by Alexis Matsui
from NewsHour's photostream on Flickr

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Evelyn Garcia Elected To The DNC

Evelyn Garcia Elected To The DNC

Here is a snapshot of the Palm beach Democratic Party website featuing Haitian-American Evelyn Garcia as a new member of the Democratic National Convention.

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Raymond Joseph, Ambassador Of Haiti

Raymond Joseph, Ambassador Of Haiti

Raymond A. Joseph is the Hatian ambassador to the United States .

Raymond Joseph is a Haitian political activist and journalist.

Raymond Joseph spent 19 years in New York under a death sentence imposed in absentia by the murderous regime of François "Papa Doc" Duvalier, Haiti. Duvalier was enraged by his broadcasts and writings against the dictatorship.

During that time, Raymond Joseph got a job as a financial reporter for the "Wall Street Journal".

From 1970 to 1984, he covered everything from the Manville asbestos trials to the advent of the Sony Walkman. In 1984, Raymond Joseph resigned from the Journal to edit the Brooklyn community newspaper he owned with his brother, "Haiti Observateur".

After the Duvaliers were ousted, Raymond Joseph served as charge d'affaires in Washington, but in 1991 he returned to the paper in Brooklyn.

Raymond Joseph returned as charge d'affaires of the Haitian Embassy in April 2004, and officially became ambassador in August 2005.

Source-"The Washington Diplomat" washdiplomat.com

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