BROOKLYN — When news broke about Karine Jean-Pierre, the recently-named White House press secretary, questions about her identify as a Haitian-American took aback some people who thought her ethnicity fairly obvious. In one TikTok video, several commenters said they are doubtful because she was born in Martinique.
Jean-Pierre was born in Martinique of Haitian parents and raised in France before her family moved to New York.
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