The mother of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence has said police are still failing the families of black murder victims, 10 years after a landmark report blamed institutional racism within Scotland Yard for helping her son’s killers escape justice.
Author: Alison Leslie
In a true story that shook the city of Leeds in the early 1970s, Eclipse Theatre presents a harrowing account of The Hounding of David Oluwale. Nigerian immigrant David Oluwale had come to Britain to work, at 19 years old sailing into Hull on a cargo ship.
Colin Roach, aged 21 years, died in January 1983 after receiving a fatal gunshot wound in 1983 while in the custody of Stoke Newington police station, London.
“I was actually just down the road when it happened and I was amongst the first people to gather outside the police station” says Zephaniah.
The case of Colin Roach featured in the documentary film ‘INJUSTICE’ Within the film the case was mentioned by Graham Smith who was very involved in the Colin Roach campaign.
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