Komon Ou Ye? 9 Of Our Favorite Celebs of Haitian Descent (And A Few Surprises Of Course!)

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Dawn Richard

Who knew? The former Danity Kane and Diddy-Dirty Money member was born and raised in New Orleans, and is African-American and Haitian. After the earthquake, the singer went to Haiti to learn more about her people, and was influenced to help, as she and her family had lost a lot themselves in Hurricane Katrina: “Intertwining my craft as an artist and my quest to learn of my Haitian descent, we were able to put a microscope to Haiti seven months after the Quake, and show how the Haitians are coping… and how they use their Art Culture to tell their story of pain and redemption.” Ah…the more you know!

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