In his epic poem, "Cahier d'un retour au pays natal"
("Notebook of a Return to My Native Land"), the Martinican 
poet and freedom fighter Aimé Césaire, refers to Haiti

as the place "where négritude stood up for the first time."
Come to The Shrine in Harlem Thursday, July 15th 
to experience this masterpiece performed in French 
and English; support two grassroots Haitian organizations 
working to rebuild the first black republic.

For more information:

SOIL Haiti: http://www.oursoil.org

Seeds for Haiti: http://www.seedsforhaiti.org

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