Black History Month – Vicente Guerrero and The Mascogos of Coahuila

Black History Month – Vicente Guerrero and The Mascogos of Coahuila

During his short role as president of Mexico (indeed the first president in North America with black ancestry), Vicente Guerrero officially abolished slavery in Mexico, in 1829; this partly prompted slave-holding Texans to fight for independence from Mexico, achieved in 1836. Over those years, Black Seminoles were forced to a Journey from Georgia, the Carolinas and Florida, until they reached El Nacimiento, Coahuila, Mexico, in 1852 ... click on title for more

A Family Trip

A Family Trip

Last year, one of my daughters was working in Japan, and the other was doing an internship in France, so we thought my husband and I would be travelling to Asia and Europe for our family trips ... until COVID19 hit and the whole world had to adhere to lockdowns and travel bans, and we were forced to sit still.  This year, the girls are back in Canada, although both have moved to Toronto, the older starting a new job, and the younger for her fourth year of University.  However, we managed to squeeze in a short family trip up North to Tobermory, Ontario ... click on title for more