Archive for June 12th, 2020

Irish America and Race

Is the stereotyping of Irish
America as racist based in fact?

By Brian Dooley Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Bernadette Devlin caused havoc in the Irish American community by calling out doubling standards on support for justice in the north of Ireland but not in the United States. She criticized the “contradiction” of Irish Americans opposing civil rights in Boston but supporting them in Belfast.Read more..