2020 Lakou NOU | Ayanna Legros

IMG_2330Ayanna Legros (Flatbush) is an educator  and scholar committed to highlighting and uplifting the narratives and histories of Afro-descended peoples. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in History at Duke University. Her project Echoes in Exile: Haitian Radio and Transnational Activism, documents and traces the history of Haitian New York. During her Lakou NOU residency, she intends to create arts initiatives and programming about the evolution of immigrant New York through the lens of Flatbush, Brooklyn. Her project intends to build a long-standing Haiti Cultural Exchange archive using photography, film, letters, and diaries from members of the Haitian community.  

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