Raoul Peck responds to Donald Trump's horrific insults:
I am not even speaking up for my fellow Haitian citizen, for We know our history and we know what we collectively and individually brought to this continent. Haïti is the first free country of the Americas. And Haiti has paid a terrible price for that freedom and the prosperity of the United States. And, guess what? We are still paying a price but we are not going anywhere. We are going to fight you!
He was also quoted in the New York Times:
Raoul Peck, a Haitian filmmaker and former minister of culture, cast blame on Americans who were “enabling” their president.
He accused Republican lawmakers and Trump voters of “protecting even his most outrageous behaviors,” saying that if they do not “stand up to this sickening and suicidal pathology, they will go down in history as not only accomplices, but as James Baldwin would say, as criminals.”
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