Why a Howard Univ. professor filed a lawsuit against the Dominican Republic’s president for humanitarian atrocities against Haitians

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July 22, 2018 - 

Divisive, ugly and flat out racist, the anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies that currently exist in the Dominican Republic are the stuff that Trump’s wet dreams are made of – and one professor at Howard has had enough.

Last month, Howard University African American Studies Professor Nikongo BaNikongo, Ph.D., filed a lawsuit in the International Criminal Court (ICC), located in Hague, Netherlands, on behalf of Haitian sugar cane-cutters in the Dominican Republic who have been denied residency for themselves and their children born in the country. Visit www.thegrio.com to read the full article. 

 

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