DJ Suspended for comments linking HIV Aids to Haitian women

The Haitian Joudalist just learned that the DJ in New York who made the comment on the air linking HIV Aids to Haitian women has been suspended indefinitely. This is directly from CNN


This is a sign when we unite, great things can happen. The Haitian community in New York has been outraged and protesting since a DJ from HOT 97 radio made a comment which said: "The reason I am HIV Negative is because I don't mess with Haitian Women".

According to HOT 97 Management: "The Haitian community is an important part of our listenership whom we respect and value. The suspension is an indication of the importance we place on delivering a product that respects our Haitian audience. It's a very regrettable and unfortunate circumstance for all involved and particularly because we know this is not the nature of this young man who has been an advocate of the Haitian community and a big part of our fund-raising efforts for Haiti."

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Jff says...

what is wrong with human why haitian get treat this way i am a haitian women i am proud to be one well educated in a very high position with the largest construction company in the USA i have been all over the world work with all different culture never been treat this way this is sick after all we are what they will never be who are you to juge people from haiti that is one of the reason i move back to my country and help my country to grow again in stop leaving in others

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Pierre says...

in life everything as a goal, so this how lot americans feel about haitian in many situation.

after all we are what they never

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Mireille Menard says...

I cannot stress enough, how important your attendance is to tomorrow's community forum at 1199. I urger you all to make a big effort to join us in this discussion regarding the comments that took place on the Hot 97 morning show, Friday, December 17, by Dj Luis Diaz or better known as "Cipha Sound!" All the detail are below.

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