The Irish Times has proclaimed a black woman the new star of Irish America.
“For the estimated 70 million worldwide who claim Irish heritage,” writes Simon Carswell in the Irish Times, “there couldn’t be a better ambassador for the changing face of the Irish diaspora than Linda Dorcena Forry.”
Sen. Forry, a black Haitian-American woman with an Irish husband, is the first non-male, non-white and non-resident of Boston’s Irish enclave “Southie,” to host the South Boston St Patrick’s Day breakfast.
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