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Tuesday 6 October, 2015

The unfree Irish in the Caribbean were indentured servants, not slaves
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# Opinion

The unfree Irish in the Caribbean were indentured servants, not slaves

Oct 6th 2015, 8:30 PM 42,467 Views 137 Comments

It’s a myth there were ‘Irish slaves’ in Barbados. As difficult as white servants’ experiences were, enslaved Africans were the people treated as livestock.