Olaudah Equiano

Writer and Abolitionist
67–73 Riding House Street

Riding House Street is the location at which Olaudah Equiano wrote ‘The African’, an autobiography that detailed his experience of the barbarity of slavery, a book that later paved the way for its abolition.

Olaudah Equiano

Writer and Abolitionist
67–73 Riding House Street

Riding House Street is the location at which Olaudah Equiano wrote ‘The African’, an autobiography that detailed his experience of the barbarity of slavery, a book that later paved the way for its abolition.

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