Boston: Happy Haitian Heritage Month!

Haitian ~ Boston, MA- Haitian-Americans have been recognized for their significant contributions to various fields such as medicine, science, education, and business. Their presence has greatly enriched the fabric of American society with their unique culture and traditions.

The Haitian Flag, which was adopted on May 18, 1803, holds great significance as it represents the pride, resilience, and spirit of the Haitian people in their fight for freedom and independence. To honor this symbol and celebrate Haitian heritage, culture, language, food and history, May 18th is now celebrated annually worldwide.

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In light of this celebration, the Council has passed a resolution declaring May as Haitian Heritage Month. The resolution encourages all residents to join in celebrating the rich culture and history of the Haitian community in Boston.

Throughout the month of May, there will be various activities taking place in the City of Boston that highlight Haitian culture. These include a Haitian Flag Raising ceremony on City Hall Plaza on May 17th, a Flag Day Parade along Blue Hill Avenue through Mattapan and Dorchester on May 19th, and a Red Sox Haitian Cultural Night at Fenway Park on May 24th.

Residents are encouraged to participate in these events to show their support for the vibrant Haitian community in Boston.

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