Activities For Emancipation Day 2017

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The Pan-African Coalition of Organizations, in association with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, will host the Bongani Festival in commemoration of Emancipation Day. The event, which takes place on Tuesday, August 1, will start with a Freedom Walk from the Emancipation Statue at the JTC Ramsay Roundabout, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael. Following libations and ceremonial ancestral reverence, which …

Emancipation Lecture On August 1

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The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, the Commission for Pan African Affairs and the Department of Archives will host this year’s Emancipation Lecture on Emancipation Day, Tuesday, August 1. It takes place at the Barbados Archives Department, Black Rock, St. Michael, at 6:00 p.m. Historian, Trevor Marshall will discuss the topic: The Emergence of Black Businesses After 1900.  Persons …