A very informative post from Abagond. Caution warranted though. Author has been known to lie. I certainly have heard this claim. I never knew what to make of it until now.
The Irish slave myth (2000- ) claims that in the 1600s the British got slaves from Ireland as well as Africa. African Americans therefore need to stop complaining about racism and pull themselves up by their bootstraps just like Irish Americans did. This claim is even supported by photographs. The claim is false: Just as photography […]