His Name Was Oude Ojun

Oct 23, 06:00 AM
When 'John Bardoe' was cornered by police on a chandlery roof at St Katherine's Dock in the summer of 1859 it led to a court case that revealed a heartbreaking story of slavery and human degradation. This episode of Coastal Stories, in Black History Month, revives the tale of a forgotten life and restores the dignity, if nothing else, of a man's name.