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People all over the world enslaved each other until whites stopped them. The British Empire took the leading role, abolishing slavery throughout its vast territories in the Slavery Abolition Act, which became effective on August 1, 1834. This year, Canada joined the ranks of former British possessions that celebrate “Emancipation Day” on August 1.

It is not a day for thanking the Empire. Instead, like Martin Luther King Day, it’s another opportunity to promote anti-white resentment. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said:

Despite the abolition of enslavement nearly two centuries ago, the legacy of anti-Black racism is still prevalent today, entrenched in our institutions, policies, and practices. Canada’s history of enslavement, racial segregation, and marginalization of people of African descent is a part of Canadian history that is often forgotten . . . .

Today, Black Canadians continue to face prejudice, discrimination, and longstanding disparities in access to education, housing, and employment that limit their full and equal participation in society.

The Nova Scotia government’s announcement about the holiday quoted activists. One promoted “Africentric education and research.” “[I]n 2021, we still have to remind society that Black Lives Matter,” said another.

Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard, who helped push the holiday, said it’s a first step. The holiday is “a time of reflection” but Canada needs black history year-round, an apology, and reparations.

“Emancipation Day” is also an opportunity for activists to change the way people think about Canada. The CBC reports:

Many Canadians likely learned about the Underground Railroad in grade school: the elaborate network of routes established in the early- to mid-1800s that brought enslaved Africans seeking freedom north to America’s northern free states and to British North America (now Canada). But the same Canadians likely did not learn that owning slaves — both Black and Indigenous — was once legal and common in this land now known as Canada. . . .

Official multiculturalism asks us . . . not to think too deeply about the fact that Pierre Trudeau’s multiculturalism policy of the ’70s entrenched two white colonial languages — French and English — as official, while implicitly subordinating all ethnicities to a Canadian English core.

Most insidiously, it asks us not to consider the link between the mythologizing of Canada as a multicultural bastion of freedom and the country’s erasure of its violent colonial past.

“The land now known as Canada” suggests that the country isn’t legitimate. Author Sarah Raughley concluded that Emancipation Day “and the creation of other federal holidays that recognize Black suffering” must be “accompanied with a genuine will to pair recognition with action and justice.”

State-media CBC featured “poet Sappfyre Mcleod,” who “spoke about how Black liberation is connected to Indigenous sovereignty in Canada.” The article also quoted Judy Williams, who invoked “intergenerational trauma and its effect on each of us” and claimed that “emancipation cannot be realized when we still have racism in Canada.” Her father came to Winnipeg from Trinidad.

State media also changed its programming for Emancipation Day, with the CBC promoting “The Black Stories Collection,” including “The Book of Negroes,” “Enslaved,” and “Africa & Britain: A Forgotten History.”

Another publication began an article by saying the celebration was just “the first page in a new chapter on Canada’s dark history.” Black Advocacy Coalition (BACupNorth) president Ambe Chenemu said blacks and indigenous people are “over-represented in the prison system.” “Are we truly emancipated?” he asked, saying “so much work needs to be done.” Another member of the group said that the new holiday isn’t just a time to celebrate but “to continue to reflect on how we can change the narrative when it comes to racism . . . .”

Black advocates hope B.C. [British Columbia’s] proclamation of Emancipation Day sparks charge,” said the CBC. “[T]he experience of Black British Columbians continues to be marginalized,” said Rachna Singh, who is parliamentary secretary for anti-racism initiatives. She blamed “systemic racism” for blacks’ inability to get ahead.

The Washington Post noticed the new Canadian holiday. Likewise, it wasn’t an occasion for celebration because Emancipation Day “didn’t mean freedom.” Instead, “the British conception of emancipation cemented imperialism and vast exploitation instead of ending it.”

“Emancipation Day” is also bleeding back into Great Britain itself. The catastrophic decision by the postwar British government to import an American-style racial problem gave the country a permanently aggrieved class. Many activists use “Emancipation Day” to call for more black immigration.

ABC covered a rally by a few dozen blacks in Brixton who demanded reparations for all blacks descended from slaves. They also want reparations because of the “Windrush Scandal.” The arrival of blacks on HMS Empire Windrush in 1948 , began the racial transformation of England. In 2018, there was an attempt to enforce immigration laws, and some people who were technically legal residents were deported. Already, the Home Office has paid \$37 million in compensation.

Last year, there was a rally in London of hundreds of people. Groups included Rhodes Must Fall, Extinction Rebellion, and the Afrikan Emancipation Day reparations march committee. A large group of blacks in all-black paramilitary gear (without weapons) shut down the roads and made cars turn around. Police did not enforce restrictions on crowds to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Gestures of inclusion prompt more demands. In August 2020, Serjeant-at-Arms of the House of Commons Ubana Oyet wrote about Emancipation Day:

This year I worked with teams from the UK, Africa, Europe and the USA to organise an event on 19 June 2020 to mark Juneteenth day which celebrates the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. . . .

Across Parliament, senior leaders have responded to the murder of George Floyd by issuing strong statements on tackling racism and ensuring everyone is equally championed. The Prime Minister said ‘In this country and around the world his dying words – I can’t breathe – have awakened an anger and a widespread and incontrovertible, undeniable feeling of injustice . . . .’

“The journey is not over” said one activist in Ottawa. “This is a chance,” said president of the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Ottawa, “. . . to pick up the mantle and start to right the wrongs.” Of course, the journey will never be over. Integration is a “journey” to nowhere.

There was unanimous support for Emancipation Day in the Canadian Parliament. The result? More demands. The only way to end the farce is to separate. If these groups believe white racism is so dangerous, they should want separation. Even stiff reparations payments would be a bargain for whites if that meant never having to deal with these dependents again.

(Republished from American Renaissance by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. What the hell is affirmative action & metastasizing welfare handouts if “reparations”??

    • Replies: @Pat Kittle
  2. Darkwing says:

    The blacks will get their way in the US of A. Give it time.

    • Replies: @Richard B
  3. @Pat Kittle

    [TYPO CORRECTION]:

    What the hell is affirmative action & metastasizing welfare handouts if “reparations”??

    …if NOT “reparations”??

    • Replies: @SMK
  4. Blacks for the most part don’t care about the past or think about an abstraction called “the future.” Instead they live in a kind of eternal now, like animals. It takes people outside of the black population with more advanced cognitive abilities to contrive these historical narratives and get blacks whipped up about them.

  5. SMK says: • Website
    @Pat Kittle

    Virtually all black suffering in the world today -whether in the U.S., Canada, the UK and the nations of Western Europe. and in Haiti, Brazil, the Carribean, and sub-Saharan Africa- is caused by blacks. The presence of blacks in white countries -including nations in which there were almost no blacks until recently, such as Canada- is catastrophic, for whites and the future of these societies.

    The governing-classes and ruling-elites of these nations suffer from a mass psyhosis -not only the lie and delusion that blacks are the victims of “systemic racism” and “white supremacy but also the fantasy that whites and blacks are exactly the same apart from skin color and other superficial characteristics, that race “benath the skin” is an artifical “social constuct.”

    Only the realization by the governing-classes and ruling-elites and a majority of the people thy govern and inculcate that blacks as a group and on average are far less intelligent than whites and “Asians” will end this guilt-ridden, masochistic, self-hating, pernicious, suicidal madness, including the invasion of blacks and Muslims and Mestizos-Ameridians (in the US), and save Western civilization in the US, Canada, the UK and Western Europe.

    But that will never happen, Whites are doomed.

    • Replies: @Joseph Doaks
  6. @advancedatheist

    Yeah…let us call them savages,and scalp em,for money. Prai\$e…

  7. UNIT472 says:
    @advancedatheist

    Indeed! History begins for everyone on the day you were born. No one alive today has ever been a slave or even the child of a slave. Its very rare for inherited wealth to pass down beyond 3 generations and being the great granddaughter of 1920’s film superstar actress Clara Bow won’t even get you a complementary seat at a movie premier today.

    Why is it that only a negative history seems to survive far longer than the most fortunate had 100 years ago? If all the prestige and wealth your antecedants once enjoyed can vanish and vanish relatively quickly why are we supposed to believe having poor and obscure origins must endure forever? Might there be a genetic problem?

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  8. Wyatt says:

    Welp, at least it’s just Canada. I’ll be more concerned when it happens to America.

    • Replies: @Joseph Doaks
  9. Richard B says:
    @Darkwing

    The blacks will get their way in the US of A. Give it time.

    will get their way? They’re getting there way now.

    The only bright spot is that their way is unsustainable.

    They might be good, very good in fact, at destruction. But they’re no good at social management.

    Of course, this is just as true, and in a strange way even truer, of their enablers in the hostile elite.

  10. Hitmarck says:

    Since no one but white men ever active emancipated themself, we should take that crap away.
    Else humanity emancipates itself from civilisation.

  11. Realist says:
    @advancedatheist

    Blacks for the most part don’t care about the past or think about an abstraction called “the future.” Instead they live in a kind of eternal now, like animals.

    Agreed. There are some Whites like that but the blacks excel.

  12. @SMK

    “Whites are doomed.”

    Aw, don’t be so pessimistic. The majority of Americans are rational enough to understand that what you’ve said is true, the problem is getting them motivated enough to get up off their butts and take action. We only need one strong leader — like we thought we had in Trump — who is willing to say the “unsayable” truth and who is strong enough to withstand the resulting invective. Every day of the Biden regime’s continuing outrages makes the emergence of such a leader more likely.

  13. @Wyatt

    “Welp, at least it’s just Canada. I’ll be more concerned when it happens to America.”

    We need a YOU”RE KIDDING, RIGHT? tag…

  14. Renoman says:

    I live in Canada, the CBC are simply the worst of freaks, most people have turned it off and aren’t going back, their ridiculous zeal is exceeded only by the Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party who are only exceeded by George Soros and the Globalist swamp creatures. All scum!

  15. No universe, galaxy, solar system, planet, continent, territory, island, nation, state, county, city, parish, town, village, neighborhood, block, kollij, high school or any school was ever improved by an influx of blacks.

    Until a country’s politicos are afraid to set foot outside, freedom will not return.

  16. The Civil War just wasn’t worth it….for what?…To be under the thump of Stacey Abrams and General Llyod Atkins…?

    Just a reminder:JFK=Barack Obama sr+The 1965 Immigration Reform Act+Post-1965 Immigration Reform Act=Demographic nullification of the Native White Vote on Nov 3 2020…and beyond…

  17. jtgw says:

    They don’t want true separation; that would be “white flight” and racist. They also don’t want you to stick around as long as you’re free; that’s “gentrification” and also racist. What they want is to enslave you and live parasitically off the wealth you produce indefinitely; that’s “reparations” and just.

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