August 1 Marked as Emancipation Day

The Beginning of Black History Month:

February was first recognized in Canada as Black History month in 1996. Rosemary 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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