By BOB BOUGHNER, QMI Agency
SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO - Emancipation Day celebrations are lined up for July 31 at Uncle Tomís Cabin Historic Site.
Itís an annual celebration of hope and freedom commemorating the end of slavery in the British Empire.
Everyone is welcome for the fun and educational day featuring traditional African music, storytelling, re-enactments, lectures and African-Canadian cuisine.
Admission is free, thanks to the support of the RBC Foundation.
The dayís events will include the unveiling of a plaque to Hugh Burnett and the National Unity Association commemorating their work to advance human rights in Ontario.
This story was posted on Fri, July 30, 2010
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