A list of responses to President Trump's latest racist comments about Haiti

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This is just a sample of the essay responses to Trump's latest racist comments about Haiti. Please feel free to add any that we may have missed by replying to this post....Thank you to all doing the necessary work of rebuttal and re-education.


Trump’s Insults Pour Salt in Wounds of Haitians Healing After Succession of Disasters
By Erica Caple James 



I am part of the Haitian diaspora—here’s why I wasn’t surprised by Trump’s comments

By Régine Michelle Jean-Charles



Trump’s Fixation on Haiti, and the Abiding Fear of Black Self-Determination
By Doreen St. Félix



Local Haitian-American To Trump: 'Stop Talking. Stop Tweeting.' 

Interview with Régine Michelle Jean-Charles



This is how ignorant you have to be to call Haiti a 'shithole'

By Jonathan M. Katz



Le gouvernement haïtien condamne les propos de Trump, convoque le chargé d'affaires américain, selon Paul Altidor

Le Nouvelliste



Haitians are used to insults. Friday, we mourned. Today, we fight.

By Edwidge Danticat