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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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Black Liverpool: The Early History of Britain's Oldest Black Community 1730-1918 by Raymond Henry Costello, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1873245076/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_4GGHub00C1M35

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Black Ivory: History of British Slavery by James Walvin; This social history looks at African slavery & the Atlantic slave trade which, in the space of 300 years, transported more than 11m Africans to the Americas & the Caribbean - with millions more dying en route. book shows how the British maritime trade & power were transformed by the Atlantic slave trade, & how ports like Bristol, Liverpool & London grew into international trading centres on the backs of the slaves.

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from Mail Online

'The end of slavery led to hunger and death for millions of black Americans': Extraordinary claims in new book

Slave Family In Cotton Field near Savannah, Georgia in 1860: A new book has shed new light on the struggles of freed slaves in the U.S. after the end of the Civil War 'The end of slavery led to hunger and death for millions of black Americans': Extraordinary claims in new book

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Circa 1920s. Marriages between Chinese men and African American women were common in Texas, in the South and throughout the Caribbean in the late 1800s.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Underwater sculpture park off Grenada is stunning and unique

361º Blog: Las esculturas submarinas de Jason deCaires Taylor

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from Mail Online

'The end of slavery led to hunger and death for millions of black Americans': Extraordinary claims in new book

Professor Jim Downs new revisionist history of the Civil War and Emancipation Proclamation claims that a million black Americans suffered hunger and died following the end of slavery

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from Mail Online

Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than seventy years after being freed

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed.

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