Emancipation Playlist


Listen to artists who have played at the Emancipation Festival Showcase:

Stand By Me
At Last
Do it Now
Halleluja, I Love You

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Grey Roots Museum and Archives running man

in partnership with the

Emancipation Festival present:

Grey County’s Black History Event

Saturday April 9, 2016



8:30-9:00          Doors open with coffee and muffins

9:00-9:30          Open remarks, housekeeping and special guests

9:30-9:45          Inspiration for today: Wintley Phipps “Wade in the Water”

9:45-10:30       Introducing Lisa MacAllister and Nancy Lee Taylor. ” Frank Molock” family of

                          Maryland USA and Owen Sound Ontario

10:30-10:45     Coffee break and Marketplace

10:45-11:30     Lisa MacAllister and Nancy Lee Taylor continue

11:30-12:00     Q & A

12:00-1:00       Lunch and Marketplace

1:00-2:30         Introducing Professor Naomi Norquay with “Protecting the Past” Unveiling of the

                         Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery Pavilion Sept. 2015 in Priceville, Ontario.

                         This pavilion houses 4 headstones dating from the earliest internments of the

                         1830’s Black settlement in Priceville, Ontario.  Professor Norquay also shares her

                         latest finds in historical research regarding Black history on the Old Durham   


2:30-2:45         Q & A

2:45-3:00         Release of Northern Terminus: The African Canadian History Journal Vol. 13.

                         Vol. 12 and previous volumes are available for sale. Professor Norquay and

                         Archivist Karin Noble editors.


 Registration Form


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                    Please make $25.00 cheque payable to The Black History
                    Event and mail with your registration form to the following
                    address by April 1st, 2016.

                    Mrs. Terri Jackson at 1161 12th Avenue East, Owen Sound,
                    Ontario, N4K 6N3.

                    Questions? E-mail Terri at