Holiday Greetings: Happy August Mawnin’ from Bnei Yisrael Society! #2020 #EmancipationDay

Bnei Yisrael Society wishes all who remember and observe a happy "August Mawnin'" ("August Morning") or Emancipation Day 2020. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves throughout the former British Empire on August 1, 1834. In the early morning of August 1, 1834, some slaves in Jamaica climbed the mountaintops to usher in the dawn … Continue reading Holiday Greetings: Happy August Mawnin’ from Bnei Yisrael Society! #2020 #EmancipationDay