They Fear What They Don’t Understand…Voodoo

In a previous post, an imperialist justified the current conditions of Haitians by placing blame on the religion used to gain independence. This led me to start researching one of the most misunderstood religions to date, Voodoo. Throughout the globe, Voodoo has been tied to witchcraft, darkness, and evil. And this misinterpretation perpetuates the negative…

Pastor Explains Why Haitians Are Suffering

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. Galatians 6:7-9   I try to stay away from the topic of religion, mainly due to the tone-deaf emotion it evokes. But I came across a video this morning that left me speechless. Take a look. That’s pastor…

Deeper Reasons Behind Haiti’s Protest

The protest happening in Haiti has made international news all year. My initial observation was that fuel and food shortages, the economic crises, and the demand for President Jovenel Moise’s resignation were the root causes of civilian anger. But further research has unpacked a few more things. The following information comes from Aljazeera.com, by way…

Project KKIS: Ms. Del Learning Center

Greetings Good People, I was watching a live stream from Afrikan Esq when she advised that Project KKIS (Keep Kids in School) will be collecting school supplies for the children of Ms. Del Learning Center in Gressier, Haiti. KKIS is a fundraising campaign that distributes school supplies to children in need. Dwayne Wong Omowale, author…

Haitians Protest Demanding The President’s Resignation

Greetings Folks, A lot has been going on in Haiti recently, and I had to share this information for those who aren’t aware. The following comes out of The Independent, BBC News, and Aljazeera. Thousands of protesters in Haiti have taken to the streets of Port-au-Prince, demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise; which has…

Voodoo

Greetings Good People, I didn’t have any plans for the day, so I decided to do what I do best: lounge around and browse YouTube. This led me to a very interesting documentary that I had to share with you all. Released in 1993 and directed by Jacques Holender, the film is entitled Voodoo. Its premise is…