Where Are The Black Rescue Workers In Haiti?

According to the Black Global Development Corps, African-American volunteer workers are not shown in media coverage during times of disasters, such as Haiti. When researching why Black people were not organizing to aid in these moments of crisis, the organization found when talking to business owners and people who wish to volunteer, that information on how to help was not accessible to the community. ESSENCE.com talks to Rosanita Ratcliff, developer of the Black Global Development Corps, about why Blacks are left out, why it is important to have proper training before heading to Haiti, and what we should do to get involved more. Read More: An Insider's Guide to Donating To HaitiHow You Can Help Haiti Earthquake Victims10 Things You Didn't Know About Haiti
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