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View Diary: The Boston Marathon Bombing Shows Us How White Privilege Hurts White People...Again (110 comments)

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  •  In my Irish Studies class textbook (0+ / 0-)

    there were 2 photographs where versions of that sign were being displayed, both in NYC. Political cartoons from that time pictured Irish as being ragged, barefoot and darker-skinned--"dirty." That's not to say that the depth and length of time during which Irish immigrants were discriminated against was anything close to what blacks went through and continue to experience.

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