Museum Of Graffiti Honors The Queen Herself: Lady Pink

By Jonel Juste

This story also features on The Miami Herald and Miami New Times

Female artists are thriving in the graffiti arena. But it was not always this way. Fifty years ago, the graffiti world was male-dominated, and just a few women practiced the art form. Among them was Lady Pink (Sandra Fabara), who embarked on this artistic journey in 1979.

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Biographie de Jonel Juste

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Jonel Juste, journaliste, poète et nouvelliste, nait à Port-au-Prince le 2 octobre 1980. Il est notamment l’auteur des recueils de poèmes « Carrefour de Nuit » et « Solèy, Solèy». En tant que journaliste, il a collaboré à divers journaux, agences de nouvelles nationaux et internationaux tels que HPN, Le Matin, Le National, Le Nouvelliste, The Miami Herald, The Miami Times, Sun Sentinel etc.

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2015: The Future Is Now

“The Future is not written, it is what you make it. So make it a good one”.-Doc Brown


We are now in the future, at least according to the 1989 Zemeckis’ sci-fi movie “Back to the Future II”. Remember, 2015 is the year Marty McFly travelled in the future (our present) to keep his son from committing a crime that could compromise his future. McFly, Doc Brown and Jennifer arrived in the future precisely on October 21, 2015, flying the DeLorean time machine.

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May 18th is Haitian Flag Day

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Flag Day, May 18, 1803, commemorates the date when Haitian leaders of slave troops fighting for freedom in Haiti eliminated the white stripe from the French flag to illustrate their unity. They created a new flag from the remaining blue and red stripes, fought on, and declared independence the following New Year’s Day. The Haitian flag was sewed by Catherine Flon. 

Google Glass, the New Anti-privacy Tool

By Jonel Juste

Thanks to wearable technology like Google Glass, it is now easier to spy on each other, to record people’s business without their consent and spread it all over the Internet or national TV. As would say astronaut Armstrong, that’s one small step for a man, a giant leap for spying, privacy invasion, and even pornography. Seriously, what is the point of recording everything, collecting data, pictures, videos and sounds everywhere?

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An e-cigarette is still a cigarette


By Jonel Juste

While marketers claim it is safer than tobacco cigarettes, electronic cigarette (e-cig) is being banned in some places like New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and even Miami-Dade County. Until now, there is no scientific proof to sustain that “e-smoking” is harmless.

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Jonel Juste

Jonel Juste, journaliste, poète et nouvelliste, est né à Port-au-Prince le 2 octobre 1980. Il est notamment l’auteur du recueil de poèmes : Carrefour de Nuit. Publié en France aux Editions Edilivre en 2012, Carrefour de Nuit contient à la fois des poèmes, des nouvelles, des récits et des parodies un peu à la manière du grand et populaire poète français Jacques Prévert dont Jonel Juste est un admirateur.

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