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Black History Month

Welcome to the Bog

G'day there! To cap off Black History Month, I thought this week we would veer away from focussing on the subject of slavery and turn our attention instead to an exploration of 'the Bog', where could once be found Charlottetown's... Continue Reading →

A Harsh Sentence: African-Islanders, Slavery, and Criminal Justice

G'day there! Well, here we are at the penultimate post for Black History Month - time flies! Over the past two weeks, we've looked at the origins of the province's African-Island community, as well as the institution of slavery as... Continue Reading →

Enacted, Repealed: The Institution of Slavery on Prince Edward Island

G'day there! If you'll recall, last week I touched upon the issue of slavery as it relates to the history of Prince Edward Island and African-Islanders. Today, I thought I would get into its origins as an institution. It's a... Continue Reading →

The Origins of African-Islanders

G'day there! Last I wrote, I said that all material for the month of February would be given over to discussing the Island's black heritage in honour of Black History Month. That plan hasn't changed. For this week, I thought... Continue Reading →

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