Haitian Earthquake

From The Urban Daily: Almost seven years ago David Lamb and his wife Jamillah created and produced the off-Broadway play, Platanos & Collard Greens.

From the NY Times: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Dr. Alix Lassegue, the physician who runs this city’s largest hospital, including its morgue, has been trying to figure out how many people died after the earth buckled so violently last week.

During our exclusive interview with Brooklyn-based writer and activist, Kevin Powell, we managed to sneak in a question about his views on the comments of Rush Limbaugh & Pat Robertson with regard to the Haiti tragedy.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A powerful new earthquake struck Haiti on Wednesday, shaking rubble from damaged buildings and sending screaming people running into the streets only eight days after the country’s capital was devastated by an apocalyptic quake.

From the Philadelphia Inquirer: PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – When Luc Bouquet arrived at the clinic yesterday morning after a cold bucket shower, a hard-boiled egg, and a splash of thin coffee, 75 people were already gathered on benches in the speckled shade of a billowing tarp.

In an exclusive interview for NewsOne/BlackPlanet, Kevin Powell, Brooklyn-based writer and activist, sat down to share some thoughts on Haiti.

In the wake of the devastating earthquake that has killed tens of thousands in Haiti, one woman was found alive after six days, trapped under the rubble of a collapsed bank.

MIAMI — U.S. authorities are readying for a potential influx of Haitians seeking to escape their earthquake-wracked nation, even though the policy for migrants remains the same: with few exceptions, they will go back.

From The Huffington Post: Wyclef Jean became emotional toward the end of his press conference today, in response to criticism that his organization, Yele Haiti, hasn’t been completely forthcoming about its use of donations.