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The Irish of Barbados (Photos)

The descendants of Irish people sold into slavery in the 1600s live in a close-knit community beset by poverty and ill health. ℘℘℘ During the winter of 1636, a ship bearing a consignment of 61 men and women destined to be slaves on the plantations of Barbados slipped quietly out of Kinsale Harbor on Ireland’sRead more..