promoting knowledge and
understanding of the life
and death of David Oluwale.

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Racial Justice

February 2017 events

#RememberOluwale is supporting two events this month: Conversations in Black History (1st) and the film Generation Revolution (10th). We hope people in our near Leeds will join us. Conversations in Black History (on Wednesday 1st Feb 2017) includes Janet Alder speaking about the death in police custody in Hull of her brother Christopher, and Mahalia France-Mir (Board...
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...
Stop scapegoating migrants and change the economy

Stop scapegoating migrants and change the economy

Our ‘Remember Oluwale’ project starts with the knowledge that David Oluwale came to the UK as what would now be called an ‘illegal immigrant’.  (At the time, by stowing away in a cargo ship he was simply in breach of maritime regulations.) Thus we are educating and campaigning on the complex issue of migration, and...
The precarious lives of asylum seekers who undergo forced labour

The precarious lives of asylum seekers who undergo forced labour

This excellent article by Jon Burnett of the Institute of Race Relations reports and comments on important research undertaken by our friends at the Universities of Leeds and Salford into the terrible working conditions of people who are refused entry into the legitimate labour market.  You can read the article here and the full report is...