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How the Deadly Draft Riots of 1863 in Manhattan Reshaped Black and Irish Families

The draft riots exploded on the streets of Manhattan in 1863 when poor Irish immigrants and other whites turned on African-Americans in a bloody spasm of beating, maiming and lynching. 482 more words


F*ck St. Patrick's Day

There, I said it.

All you d-bags who throw on a shiny green plastic bowler and drink beer and whiskey to celebrate “Irish-ness” are… d-bags. 186 more words