At the 2012 Left Forum, Deep Dish TV interviewed the members of a panel discussion on Haiti. These four activists discuss the United States' and the United Nations' relationship with Haiti, and the exploitation of the Haitian people at their hands, and how it plays into the U.S. global strategy. Colia Liddell La Fayette Clark is a Humanist, Pan Africanist, USA Coordinator for the International Commission of Inquiry on Haiti, Co-Coordinator for the Guadeloupe Haiti Tour, New York Green Party candidate for US Senate, a producer for the Manhattan Neighborhood Network, conflict resolution trainer and folklorist. Kim Ives is one of the founders of the weekly newspaper Haiti Liberté, where he is a writer and an editor. He is a filmmaker and a co-host of the weekly radio program "Haiti: The Struggle Continues,"(WBAI radio). Ives has contributed to several books and documentaries on Haiti. Among his writings is “Tectonic Shifts: Haiti Since the Earthquake”. Nellie Hestor Bailey co-founded Harlem Tenants Council in 1994, a tenant led housing not-profit organization. In 2005 she received a Proclamation from the New York City Council and most recently served as a delegate to the International Conference "Against wars of occupation in Algiers. Bailey produces "Inside Housing WHCR 90.3 FM Radio and co-host with Glen Ford "Black Agenda Report Radio". Betty Davis is a retired NYC educator who has served successfully for over 41 years in the New York City Public School system. Ms Davis was a warrior in the struggle for community control of education. Her carrer begun as an elementary school teacher in Harlem, where she taught successfully for 10 years. Currently an adjunct professor.
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