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America Owes Haiti More Than This

Time to acknowledge the US complicitness in Haiti’s demise.

U.S. Border Patrol agents stop migrants crossing the Rio Grande River near the Del Rio-Acuna Port of Entry in Del Rio, Texas, U.S., on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. U.S. officials plan to expel thousands of Haitian migrants that arrived at the small Texas city of Del Rio this week. Photographer: Eric Thayer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

This week, horrific images of Haitian migrants being whipped by Texas Border Patrol agents went viral. For many Black people in the United States the images were beyond triggering. They were disgustingly reminiscent of a time –not too long ago — when the open…




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Danielle Moodie

Danielle Moodie

is the host of #WokeAF Daily & co-host of the podcast #democracyish. She covers all the news and happenings at the intersection of politics and pop culture.

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