Emancipation Day

“The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 ended slavery in the British Empire on August 1, 1834. Emancipation Day is widely observed in the British West Indies during the first week of August.” See Wikipedia. It’s a day worth commemorating and a day on with we should commit to freeing ourselves and all others from all forms of physical, psychological and economic enslavement.

The picture is of a monument to Cuffy the leader of a slave revolt in Guyana in 1763.