The Dance Complex, like other havens for the arts but on a regionally incomparable scale, supports immigrant populations of all kinds and resists discrimination and negative cultural stereotypes.
Photos by Jason Pramas Haiti, dance, and healing with Jean Appolon “It’s been 25 years and I feel like I never made peace with my dad’s tragedy, but somehow my soul got healed through dance.” When dancer Jean Appolon was 14 and living in Port au Prince, Haiti, his father, a detective with the government there, was […]
Boston’s Haitian and Haitian-American activists fight for justice across borders and generations Rodline Louijeune still tears up when she talks about the earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010. She had visited Port-au-Prince just a few months before to see her uncle. While she was born and raised in Boston, her parents grew up in […]