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Nova Scotia's rich black heritage

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When visiting Canada's Atlantic coast you are likely to hear a lot about the history of its people: how the original inhabitants were overrun by the colonising English and French, how the Irish and Scots swept over in the 18th Century and how the Brits deported the French Acadians to Louisiana where they formed a new community - the Cajuns.

But as Rajan Datar reports, there is one group of people you probably won't know too much about - black Nova Scotians.

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