Monday, 31 March 2014

269th birthday of Olaudah Equiano

(Born c1745, Essaka, Igboland; dies 31 March 1797, London, England)
One of the African World’s most celebrated intellectuals – sailor, explorer, expeditionist, entrepreneur, orator, versatile campaigner and activist abolitionist (during the 1780s in Britain) of African enslavement by pan-Europe begun in the 15th century, visionary of eventual African freedom, author of the classic, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African (1789)

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