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Little-Known Afro Canadian Connection With Sierra Leone

The Black Loyalists were treated unfairly. They were given much smaller plots of land, fewer provisions and were expected to work for lower wages.

In 1790, about 1200 Black Loyalists who had become dissatisfied with conditions in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, accepted the offer of the Sierra Leone Company (a British anti-slavery organization) to resettle in Sierra Leone, on the Atlantic coast of West Africa.

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