Black Canadian artists explore what freedom means through music, poetry and dance


Poet Peace Akintade, hip hop artist Michie Mee and musician Bukola took part in CBC Arts special FreeUp! Emancipation Day 2021 on Aug. 1. They discuss what freedom means to them on the first occasion Emancipation Day has been officially recognized by the federal government.»»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: with CBC News Online:For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: Find CBC News on Facebook: Follow CBC News on Twitter: For breaking news on Twitter: Follow CBC News on Instagram: Subscribe to CBC News on Snapchat: the CBC News app for iOS: Download the CBC News app for Android:»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio,, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.

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