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HAMOC hosts special programming, offers free admission for Haitian Flag Day

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2024
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CHICAGO — In honor of Haitian Flag Day, The Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) offered special programming and free admission Saturday. Surrounded by history in art, HAMOC hosted a yoga and healing workshop to kick off Haitian Flag Day, while Sun Calixte worked to dismantle stereotypes around Haitian voodoo and spiritual practices. “I’m really excited,” Calixte said. “I always get emotional about Haitian Culture, especially here in Chicago.” “Haitians have a place in Chicago history,” said Carlos Bossard, Director of Programs and Museum Practice at the HAMOC. “DuSable [was]...

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