Saturday, April 27, 2013

VIDEO: Viter Juste // The Father of Little Haiti

As part of a series of vignettes taken from the outtakes of the featured documentary, La Belle Vie: The Good Life filmmaker Rachelle Salnave talks to Miami Herald Journalist, Carl Juste about the legacy of his Father, Viter "Pere" Juste, the Father of Little Haiti.

Known as Pere Juste (Father Juste), Viter Juste was a pillar in the Haitian community in South Florida. Father Juste named Little Haiti, a well known neighborhood in Miami, Florida recognized for its enclave of Haitian culture and people. He was instrumental in fighting for the civil rights of Haitian immigrants and contributed to a cultural safe haven for many Haitians who risked their lives to come to America to find freedom.

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