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The dark trade that was scrubbed from Western history books and never taught in schools.
By: Jay Greenberg – 5th November, 2017
In the 17th century, more Irish slaves were sold than black slaves, and they had almost 50% death rate, yet this information has been covered up for centuries and scrubbed from the history books.
The sugar plantations of Barbados were worked by White and Black slaves, with the Irish slaves never making it back to their homeland to tell their story and their ordeal being kept hidden.
These “lost slaves” have been conveniently forgotten and will never be taught in school history class.
During Easter of 1619, four months before the first shipment of Black slaves arrived, the first slaves to be imported into the American colonies were 100 white Children.