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History Society

Academic Talk:- Ryan Hanley on 'Olaudah Equiano: Celebrity Abolitionist'

Thu 14 October 2021 17:30-18:30

In celebration of black history month, Dr Ryan Hanley will be giving an academic talk on 'Olaudah Equiano: Celebrity Abolitionist.' Enslaved as a child, Equiano went on to purchase his freedom in 1776. As a freedman, Equiano supported the abolition movement in London, speaking out about the horrible reality of slavery. To find out more meet us at 5:30 pm on the 14th of October. Check back on the student guild for a confirmation of the lecture's location.

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