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Irish American History

Kiss Me, I'm 1/16 Irish: African-, Irish-, and the Hyphenated-Americans

Theodore Johnson | Posted 05.15.2013 | Black Voices
Theodore Johnson

The plights of the Irish and blacks in America are extremely different, but share some similarities. Irish were sometimes thought of as black people "turned inside out," and blacks as "smoked Irish."

Nothing Like Those Kennedys: A Review of The Other Irish by Karen McCarthy

Court Stroud | Posted 01.20.2013 | Books
Court Stroud

Rare is the writer who can not only recite historical facts, but also make them vibrant and flesh-colored. Karen McCarthy is indeed one such gifted writer.