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Rogers Avenue in Flatbush to Be Co-Named in Honor of Haitian Revolutionary Leader

Rogers Avenue will be co-named to Jean-Jaques Dessalines Boulevard, honoring the first leader of an independent Haiti. A section of Rogers Avenue in Flatbush will be co-named for Jean-Jacques Dessalines, the first leader of an independent Haiti, voted City Council yesterday, approving a proposal from Councilmember Jumaane D. Williams. Jean-Jacques Dessalines Boulevard will span Rogers Avenue […]