The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed review – injustice exposed
The real-life story of the Somali seaman who was wrongfully executed for murder in Wales is powerfully reimagined
Friday 28 May 2021
iscussions of racial inequity often focus on the US as opposed to scrutinising the entrenched racism on our own shores. With The Fortune Men, Nadifa Mohamed takes her place among the growing crop of British artists and writers of colour – including Reni Eddo-Lodge, Steve McQueen and Jay Bernard – committed to correctively shining a light on recent British history.