Walk in Chelmsford to haunts and grave of Joseph Freeman, an escaped slave from the USA in 1861, who settled, worked, married and had children in Chelmsford. A talk about his life. Then a book group discussion of ‘The Life of Olaudah Equiano’ (aka GustavusVasa), an Ibo abducted from Eastern Nigeria, transported and sold into slavery, who bought his freedom, married and had children in England, and became a prominent campaigner against slavery and the trade.
WALK Meet at Ideas Hub: 13:00 - 15:00
BOOK DISCUSSION at Chelmsford Library: 15:00 - 16:30
Organised by the African and Caribbean Books and Writers Group (ACBWG)
Book details - 1988 & 1989. ISBN 0 582 03070 6). 18+