August 1 Marked as Emancipation Day

The Beginning of Black History Month:

February was first recognized in Canada as Black History month in 1996.┬áRosemary Sadlier was instrumental in getting February recognized as Black History Month in Canada. Now she’s collecting signatures to have August 1st marked as Emancipation Day in Canada.

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