|The History of Blacks in British Columbia|
History - Places
An overlooked but important aspect of British Columbia's history is the part played by Black settlers in establishing this province. A group of free Black people from California was seeking equality under the law. Most of these California expatriates were not fleeing from slavery, but from increasing restrictions being placed on them as Blacks in the "free state" of California.
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