17 April 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of what racial justice campaigners have described as one of Yorkshire’s most shameful episodes. Nigerian immigrant David Oluwale had come to Britain to work, sailing into Hull on a cargo ship.
A long-awaited report into deaths in police custody says families have been failed by the system.
Over the last 8+ years 4WardEverUK has compiled one of the largest single online listings of the annual United Families & Friends Campaign protests. UFFC is a coalition of families and friends of those that have died in custody.
Some change is welcome and some is not. Some unwelcome changes are worse than others. Personally, I can’t think of anything much worse than losing a loved one in sudden, unexpected, traumatic and mysterious circumstances.