Yinka Shonibare to Create Memorial to Leeds Man Who Died After Police Harrassment

January 7th, 2021

Artist Yinka Shonibare is creating a Leeds memorial to David Oluwale a Nigerian who drowned in the 1960s after police harassment in that city. “It’s a fitting legacy to an ordinary man, who will no doubt leave an extraordinary legacy,” he said. “We have to honor him with this small event and hopefully, if people can learn about history, and the mistakes of history, they won’t repeat them.”

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