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Global News at 5:30 Toronto
February 26 2020 6:02pm

Black History Month: Thornton and Lucie Blackburn created Toronto’s first taxi company

Thornton and Lucie Blackburn escaped slavery twice in the United States to find freedom and a lasting legacy in Toronto that changed history. Global News retraces the couple’s steps with North America’s leading expert on the Blackburns, author and historian Karolyn Smardz Frost.

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