Friday, 6 February 2009

First black entrepreneur OLAUDAH EQUIANO is to be honoured with a PLAQUE

Olaudah EQUIANO PLAQUE at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, SW1

A memorial Plaque will be dedicated & unveiled in honour of Olaudah Equiano at a special Service on Monday 9 February 2009 from 6.30pm to 8pm at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey.

Equiano was baptised in the church on 9 February 1759 (250 years to the day). Equiano was a former slave, seaman, war veteran, explorer, writer, businessman and an abolitionist.

The programme will include short speeches, readings, poetry, music, etc.

Please let me know if you'd like to attend and I will do my best to get places on the guest list ... but hurry!?

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