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How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more

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from BBC Good Food

Brunch

Enjoy a lazy morning with some of these indulgent brunch recipes, including American blueberry pancakes and Gordon’s eggs Benedict.

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Thousands of Irish people were subjected to years of abuse and cruelty after being sold as slaves during the 17th and 18th centuries. That is the claim made by London based historians and authors Don Jordan and Michael Walsh.

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Geronimo (June 1829 – February 17, 1909) was a prominent leader of the Bedonkohe Apache who fought against Mexico and Arizona for their expansion into Apache tribal lands. "Geronimo" was the name given to him during a battle with Mexican soldiers. ~ Quanah Parker (1845 or 1852 – February 23, 1911) was from the Comanche band Quahadi, and emerged as a dominant figure, particularly after the Comanches' final defeat. He was one of the last Comanche chiefs.

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Scotch-Irish Immigrant -- I wonder how many people realize that the Scotch-Irish were *Scottish*, and not Irish....They were Scots that moved to Ireland {who then later moved to America.

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I thought this was interesting. Validates a point I've had about racism and slavery White Cargo. The story of Irish slaves in America and the Caribbean

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A Full English Breakfast! Fried eggs, irish bacon, bangers, baked beans, hash brown potatoes, field mushrooms, grilled tomato, and tea with milk and sugar. Oh yes, this has the big American breakfast beat and this will keep you going almost all day. This is my favorite full throttle breakfast - not for light weights.

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