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

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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.

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