Great Famine Voices 2021 continues with a new series of standalone short films and online discussions beginning with Black Abolitionists in Ireland and continuing with caregivers during Ireland’s darkest years. William Henry Lane “Master Juba” – the Father of Tap Dance This week’s topic, a short film (23 minutes) and live online discussion features William HenryRead more..
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Great Famine Voices 2021 is back this Sunday, with a brand new series of free standalone short films and online discussions beginning with Black abolitionists in Ireland and continuing with caregivers during Ireland’s darkest years. These short films provide uplifting stories about humanitarians in Ireland and pay tribute to caregivers, both in the mid-nineteenth centuryRead more..
An extraordinary gathering of Irish and African-American leaders took place at the Irish Consulate in New York on Wednesday night, February 26, 2020 to celebrate Black History Month. Irish Consul General Ciarán Madden called together leaders in the Irish and African-American communities who shared Irish heritage to create new links and forge a new organization.Read more..