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Katherine and Olaudah Equiano

October 29, 202110:18 amNovember 3, 2021 2:06 pmLeave a Comment

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African Members of The Society for the Effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade actively recorded and publicised the brutal treatment of slaves. One notorious case was the Zong massacre, where over 130 slaves were thrown overboard and the ship’s owners made […]