kesner pharel

Kesner Pharel

As Haiti faces economic and social challenges, exacerbated in recent years by the great earthquake of January of 2010, native son Kesner Pharel has worked to improve conditions for the common Haitian. Using...
SAINT-PIERRE, REUNION ISLAND, FRANCE

Striving to Keep Dance Heritage Alive on Reunion

Dance and music are often seen as two different artistic genres. In the minds of some though, dance and music are partners in the same cultural art form. One should serve as a physical  representation and...
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Tous Créoles! – Une créolité dynamique

En 2007, en Martinique, une nouvelle association créole voyait le jour. Depuis, à travers une multitude de manifestations, en Martinique comme à Paris, la structure a trouvé sa juste place dans le paysage...
Elder_Abuse

Elder Abuse: Problems and Solutions

Senior citizens face new challenges as age takes a toll on their knees, hips and minds. Unfortunately, elder abuse appears in different forms. Investment fraud of senior citizens has been a problem, and the...
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The Value of Male Mentoring for Fatherless Sons

Many of the problems that young men face can be traced back to a lack of fathering. It’s estimated that kids in 50% of the white households and 75% of the black households in America live without their...
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Children and Car Accidents

It is a parent’s worst nightmare to have a car accident with children on board and them being seriously injured. While car accidents can potentially have devastating effects on children, there are ways that...
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Trusting Your Heart to Guide You

Much of our behavior is governed by various codes of morality that we’ve internalized. Morals really serve as a substitute for trusting our feelings and acting upon them. To give a simple example: If you...
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The Freedom in Living Without Judging

Perceiving and interacting with the world with an attitude of non-judgment can be a powerful spiritual practice in and of itself. Many people find that when they make a conscious effort to see the best in...