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E.S.C.’s 2007 Emancipation Launch

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Event Date: July 27, 2007

The Emancipation Support Committee (E.S.C.) launched the 2007 Emancipation celebrations on Friday night, 27th July, at the Lidj Yasu Omawale Emancipation Village located at Jean Pierre Complex. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Remember the Middle Passage; Act to Repair the Damage”. According to a release from the E.S.C., “We remember and honour the ancestors for their heroic acts of rebellion and resistance against this inhumane and uncivilized practice of trafficking in human beings, while raising awareness about the enduring impact of slavery and the slave trade on Africa and Africans across the Diaspora.”
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