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 AimÃ© CÃ©saire, refers to Haiti as the place "where nÃ©gritude 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