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'A specific form of anti-Black racism:' Scholars want Canadian apology for slavery

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Elise Harding-Davis says Canada's unanimous vote last year to proclaim August 1 as Emancipation Day rings hollow without a federal apology for slavery. Dalhousie University history professor Afua Cooper has been asking Ottawa for an apology since 2007, and she noted in an interview that other groups have received apologies in the meantime.
4 months ago·Ottawa, Canada

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'A specific form of anti-Black racism:' Scholars want Canadian apology for slavery

More than a year after Canada proclaimed Aug. 1 as Emancipation Day, Black leaders and scholars are renewing their calls for Ottawa to make a formal apology for the country's history of slavery and its intergenerational harms.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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'A specific form of anti-Black racism:' Scholars want Canadian apology for slavery

Historian Elise Harding-Davis says Canada’s unanimous vote last year to proclaim Aug. 1 as Emancipation Day rings hollow without a federal apology for slavery. The author and former curator of Ontario’s Amherstburg Freedom Museum says the proclamation is an acknowledgment that slavery and its after-effects have deeply harmed Black people in Canada. She adds that […]

4 months ago·Winnipeg, Canada
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Emancipation Day | Academics Call for Apology for Black Slavery

The unanimous vote in the Canadian Parliament to declare August 1 as Emancipation Day means nothing if the federal government does not offer an apology for slavery, argues historian Elise Harding-Davis.

4 months ago·Montreal, Canada
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'A specific form of anti-Black racism:' Scholars want Canadian apology for slavery

More than a year after Canada proclaimed Aug. 1 as Emancipation Day, Black leaders and scholars are renewing their calls for Ottawa to make a formal apology for the country's history of slavery and its intergenerational harms.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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"A specific form of anti-Black racism": Scholars want Canadian apology for slavery

Historian Elise Harding-Davis says Canada’s unanimous vote last year to proclaim August 1 as Emancipation Day rings hollow without a federal apology for slavery.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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'A specific form of anti-Black racism:' Scholars want Canadian apology for slavery

Historian Elise Harding-Davis says Canada's unanimous vote last year to proclaim Aug. 1 as Emancipation Day rings hollow without a federal apology for slavery.

4 months ago·Victoria, Canada
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