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Between 1840 and 1860, thousands of enslaved Africans traveled the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada.
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Josiah Henson, with the help of abolitionists, created the Dawn Settlement, Upper Canada.
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Racial barriers couldn't prevent Portia White from becoming the first internationally renowned Black Canadian concert singer.
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