Around here, we celebrate Emancipation Day. Read about the history of Emancipation Day in Canada, the US, and the Caribbean and why this year we need to celebrate it more than ever.
“Yeah, the 4th of July is great, but have you heard of Juneteenth?”
On This Day (No. 2) – Britain Abolishes the Slave Trade
On March 25, 1807, Britain prohibited the slave trade in the United Kingdom by enacting the Slave Trade Act. Learn more about this historic event and modern forms of slavery.