The Greatest Freedom Show on Earth: In Pictures

Emancipation Day celebration founder Walter Perry presenting a Miss Sepia contest winner with her trophy.

Walter Perry meets with boxer Joe Louis.

What's Your Freedom Show? Sheila Murray

Sheila Murray moved to Canada from England in the 1970s and has worked in Toronto and overseas as a documentary filmmaker, sound editor and communications specialist. Sheila’s short fiction has been published in Descant, Dalhousie Review, TOK, Exile, White Wall Review and Room.

What's Your Freedom Show? Michael Fraser

Michael Fraser is originally from Grenada and immigrated to Canada as a young child. He's a high school teacher, poet, and writer. He has been published in various anthologies and journals including: Literary Review of Canada, The Paris Atlantic, and Caribbean Writer. He won the 2005 Toronto Star Poem About Toronto contest.

What's Your Freedom Show? Andrea Thompson

Andrea Thompson is a writer, teacher, activist and mentor, who has been a mainstay on the Canadian spoken word scene for the past twenty years.
 

What's Your Freedom Show? Mahlikah Awe:ri

Mahlikah Awe:ri , Enml'ga't-Saqama'sgw Walking Woman, is a First Nations (Haudenosaunee Kanien’kéha and Mi’kmaw) drumtalk-poetic-rapologist, musician, hip hop MC, arts educator, radio show host, artivist and curator.  

Story of the Week: The Black Experience in Canada

by Cara Stern Monday December 8, 2014

Update: Due to the revelations coming out of the U.S.

Story of the Week: How Should We Discuss the Ferguson Story?

by Cara Stern Tuesday November 25, 2014

It’s hard to think of a bigger story this week than the unrest in Ferguson after a St. Louis County grand jury ruled not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager.

Gisele and Melvin make a poppy for Remembrance Day.

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Gisele and Melvin make a poppy for Remembrance Day.
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Celebrate: Remembrance Day
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Marking seasons and holidays is an exciting and important part of life for young children and their families. Acknowledging our own and others' traditions is also an important part of the Kindergarten curriculum as Ontario's preschool population continues to become more diverse. Gisele's Big Backyard has created a series of craft and activity-based segments which celebrate days that are special to the preschoolers of Ontario and their families. In this series which is organized around the four seasons, Gisele and a puppet friend make a craft or do an activity associated with a special day or festival. In this episode, Gisele and Melvin make a poppy for Remembrance Day.
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The Greatest Freedom Show on Earth

Black history in Canada begins with forced relocation, as slaves were brought from Africa through the transatlantic slave trade by British, Dutch and French traders.
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