The Hounding of David Oluwale
By (author) Kester Aspden
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Hounding of David Oluwale by Kester Aspden
Book DescriptionIS A BLACK LIFE WORTH LESS THAN A WHITE ONE? When, in May 1969, the body of David Oluwale was fished out of the River Aire near Leeds, not too many questions were asked about the circumstances of his death. Oluwale was a tramp and a patient in a mental hospital, an immigrant from Nigeria who was trapped in a system that failed him miserably - a police charge sheet from just two weeks earlier had 'BRIT' scored out, his nationality replaced with 'WOG'. Eighteen months later a lengthy campaign of harassment by two Leeds policemen was uncovered - Oluwale became national news in Britain, and a symbol for its black community. This extraordinary book draws on original archival material only recently released to revisit one of the most chilling crimes in British history, and at the same time raises questions as relevant today as they were at the end of the sixties.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099506171
(198mm x 130mm x 16mm)
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Kester Aspden
Kester Aspden was born in Toronto in 1968, and raised in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, and York. He has a doctorate in history from Cambridge University, and taught history of crime at Leeds University whilst researching this book. He now lives in Istanbul.
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