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Dominicans speak out for Dominicans of Haitian descent

The friction between Dominicans and Haitians is rooted in a complicated mutual history, in which the U.S. has been a factor.


Today in history: U.S. Marines invade and occupy Haiti 100 years ago

The story of Haiti is a case study in the injustice of the international finance and monetary system.


Service employees: Reform must include concerns of black immigrants

Judith Howell has a message for Congress: Pass comprehensive immigration reform and don't forget or brush aside the concerns of immigrants and their descendants who happen to be black.


Michelle Obama to Haiti: U.S. and world stands with you

"It was important for Jill and I to come now because we're at the point where the relief efforts are under way but the attention of the world starts to wane a bit," Michelle Obama told reporters in Port-au-Prince.


Star-studded telethon aims to raise millions for Haiti

"Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" will appear on more than 25 networks tonight at 8 p.m. ET.


In 2010, ‘What would Dr. King do?’

King's message in 2010 was the theme as a standing-room-only crowd braved a squalling rainstorm Jan. 18 to pack the International Longshore and Warehouse Union's great hall.


U.S. grants temporary protected status to Haitians here

Responding to calls by unions, members of Congress and others, Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano said Haitian undocumented immigrants would be given temporary protected status for 18 months. But others who try to come without papers would be deported.