Spirit Desire “Dlo sous lavi a”

I think of water and its significance to Blackness, to the Africas. The tens of thousands of enslaved women, men and children, thrown to the Atlantic; the thousands drowned in crossings, forced from their homes to die of hope in…

When machetes dance

On a recent trip to Jacmel I visited the lakou of Alfred Avril who is featured in the award winning documentary “Papa Machete.” The film documents the life of professor Avril, an aging farmer from the hills outside Jacmel, who…

Life on the streets : 1

Life on the streets  – work in progress   [envira-gallery id=”1897″]

Lakou Souvenance – Gonaives