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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Black History Event - Program 2015

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: “Harriet Tubman” - Follow the Drinking Gourd
9:45 - 10:30 Introducing Bonita Johnson de-Matteis. Black family history that has inspired the creation of her children’s story books.
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee break and Marketplace
10:45 - 11:30 Introducing Lisa McAllister - her Underground Railway Quilt and it’s creation.
11:30 - 11:45 Introducing author Rob Rolfe and readings from his publication.
11:45 - 12:00 Salute to Les MacKinnon, Grey County’s investigative researcher into all things Black history.
12:00- 12:45 Lunch break and Marketplace
1:00 - 2:30 Introducing author Peter Meyler - editor of a revised edition of “Broken Shackles - A Memoir of Yesteryear.”
2:45 Release of Northern Terminus: The African Canadian History Journal Vol. 12.
Vol. 12 and previous volumes are available for sale.
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