Emancipation Day “Underground Freedom Train” Ride

Emancipation Day “Underground Freedom Train” Ride

Departs Annually in Toronto on July 31st at 11:00pm The Emancipation Day "Underground Freedom Train” Ride is symbolic of the role of the Underground Railroad within Canada's history. This train ride is a recognition of the historic date of Emancipation Day on August 1st when slavery was abolished in…

Glasgow-Caribbean Centre for Development Research

Glasgow University in Scotland will pay £20 million over the next 20 years in slave trade reparations. The fundswill be used to support the Glasgow-Caribbean Centre for Development Research, a joint initiative between theUniversity of the West Indies and Glasgow University.

United Nations IDPAD

Government of Canada awarded $25 million dollars over five years in recognition of the United Nations IDPAD for projects and capital assistance to celebrate, share knowledge and build capacity in Black Canadian communities.