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Malawian Anticolonial hero Chilembwe unveiled on fourth plinth

A larger-than-life sculpture of an anticolonial hero has been unveiled as the newest artwork on Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth.Antelope by Samson Kambalu depicts John Chilembwe, a Baptist preacher who was killed in an uprising in Nyasaland, now Malawi, in 1915, and John Chorley, a European missionary.Chilembwe is wearing a hat in defiance of a colonial rule forbidding Africans from wearing hats in front of white people.
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