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URHP Reads – How the Irish Became White

October 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

 

How the Irish Became White by Noel Ignatiev Ignatiev traces the tattered history of Irish and African-American relations, revealing how the Irish used labor unions, the Catholic Church and the Democratic party to help gain and secure their newly found place in the White Republic. He uncovers the roots of conflict between Irish-Americans & African-Americans & draws a powerful connection between the embracing of white supremacy & Irish “success” in 19th century American society. (GoodReads.com)

Chapters 4 & 5 will be under discussion.

 

 

 

Details

Date:
October 11
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Website:
http://undergroundrailroadhistory.org

Venue

The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence
194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
Phone:
518-432-4432
Website:
undergroundrailroadhistory.org

Organizer

Mary Liz Stewart
Phone:
518-432-4432
Website:
www.undergroundrailroadhistory.org
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