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and death of David Oluwale.

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David Oluwale
The 'unreported and amazing' case of Tony Stock: another miscarriage of justice in Leeds

The ‘unreported and amazing’ case of Tony Stock: another miscarriage of justice in Leeds

Jon Robins’ meticulous and revelatory new book The First Miscarriage of Justice (Waterside Press, 2014) is a must-read for people who want to get a deeper understanding of the British criminal justice system. It’s about Tony Stock, who was accused of a violent robbery at the Merrion Centre in Leeds in 1970. The book is particularly relevant...
Progress report - developing the Memorial Garden

Progress report – developing the Memorial Garden

As you’ve seen in earlier posts, Leeds Met University (now Leeds Beckett University) students have produced a model and drawings for the David Oluwale Memorial Garden. We are now working on detailed costings for the Garden’s various elements. The basic groundwork will be done by Leeds City Council’s Environment Agency flood-defence programme, and the beautiful...
45 Years On: Fundraising event for the David Oluwale Memorial Garden - programme

45 Years On: Fundraising event for the David Oluwale Memorial Garden – programme

Announcing the final programme for the major event at Left Bank, Leeds, on Saturday 3rd May 2014, organised by Masters students at Leeds Metropolitan University with help from our charity . . .   It’s exactly 45 years since David died REMEMBER OLUWALE FUNDRAISING EVENT Celebrating Diversity in Leeds Saturday 3rd May 2014, 7-10pm At...
The Fundraiser - Saturday 3rd May 2014

The Fundraiser – Saturday 3rd May 2014

Thanks to the Leeds Met University International Events Management Masters’ students we have a superb fund-raising event coming soon. It includes live performances, global foods, arts and crafts and (short) speeches, including an address by the President of the Nigerian Community Leeds. If you are anywhere near Leeds on 3rd May, please make every effort...

Linton Kwesi Johnson remembered Oluwale right from the start

A supporter on our Facebook page has just sent us this link to a poem by the great Linton Kwesi Johnson – backed here by the Dennis Bovell band – which contains a reference to David.  It’s so good we thought we should post it here