Black Perspectives, By Brandon Byrd, February 11, 2017 Frederick Douglass was doing an amazing job and deserved more and more recognition. That idea dawned on Republican President Benjamin Harrison soon after he took up residence in the White House. And so, in June 1889, he chose Douglass as the next U.S. minister resident and consul general […]
LOOP, by Olamy, February 2, 2017 L’ex président de la République passe entre-temps à des activités intellectuelles. Après son quinquennat à la présidence d’Haïti, Michel Martelly a réintégré activement sa vie de chanteur au sein du groupe Sweet Micky en multipliant les bals, trainant dans les festivals et frappant des meringues de carnaval. Mais pas […]
With a passion for education and in the true spirit of collaboration, Le Flambeau Foundation President Mr. Jean St.Lot-Gervais was honored to have played a role with Claflin University in making this historic event a reality – launching Black History Month, real-time. The Times & Democrat, Orangburg SC, February 2, 2017. “The world is counting on you,” […]
HISTORY.com, By Sarah Pruitt, February 2, 2017 The son of freed slaves from Virginia, Carter Woodson became one of the first African Americans to receive a doctorate from Harvard University. In the 1920s, as co-founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, he established Negro History Week, the predecessor of today’s Black […]
The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg SC, February 2, 2017 Haiti’s former president Michel Joseph Martelly and former firsy lady Sophia Martelly visited Mellichamp Elementary School and Claflin University on Thursday. More pictures (click here).
The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, South Carolina, January 29, 2017 Former Haiti President Michel Joseph Martelly will make a historic visit to Claflin University on Thursday, Feb. 2, as part of the university’s Visionary Leader in Residence program. He will discuss issues in Haiti as well as opportunities for faculty, staff and student engagement. Martelly […]
January 15, 2017 Make your Monday January 16th, 2017, MLK Day , a day of service. Provided is a list of some of the activities taking place in Miami-Dade County – (click here for listing). Be of service. Be the difference. Le Flambeau Foundation Inc.
Dear Friends, On January 1st 2017 we celebrate the arrival of a new year filled with powerful optimism for an outstanding series of new achievements. On this same day we also celebrate the 213th anniversary of the independence of our beloved Haïti (January 1, 1804) – setting a precedent that opened the doors of opportunity for […]
Miami Herald, By Jacqueline Charles, email@example.com, December 20, 2016 PORT-AU-PRINCE. A bespectacled blue-haired Tilou runs to the meeting spot beneath a towering mahogany tree seeking advice from his friends. He wants to make a surprise gift for twin sister Lili, he says, but doesn’t know where to begin. Photo: The characters of the new animated […]