WASHINGTON, D.C. — The early days of Donald Trump’s presidency have been an anxious time for many Muslim Americans, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Overall, Muslims in the U.S. perceive a lot of discrimination against their religious group, are leery of President Donald Trump and think their fellow citizens do not see Islam as part of mainstream American society.
Haitian pride is reflected everywhere in South Florida. In May, Haitian Heritage Month, the Caribbean country’s flag draped vehicles and nationals wrapped themselves in its colors, parading streets and jumping to mesmerizing kompa rhythms blasting from souped-up audio systems.
Karl “Jerry” Craig’s canvases are powerful. Their vibrant colors, textures and found items like stones, cowrie shells, wire, metal, feathers and fabric mimics the landscapes he paints that ‘speaks’ of his beloved Jamaica, Africa and racial identity.