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OUR ROOTS Tribute – PELE Has Left us but His Football Legacy is Immortal

OUR ROOTS - Pele - 1940 - 2022
OUR ROOTS – Pele – 1940 – 2022

*PELE was born 52 years after slavery was abolished in Brazil and went on to be a global football icon. He worked hard to improve social conditions of the poor after his football career came to an end. A legend has taken a bow as the world mourns.

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TAYO Fatunla
TAYO Fatunla

TAYO Fatunla is an award-winning Nigerian Comic Artist, Editorial Cartoonist, Writer and Illustrator is an artist of the African diaspora. He is a graduate of the prestigious Kubert School, in New Jersey, US. and recipient of the 2018 ECBACC Pioneer Lifetime Achievement Award for his illustrated OUR ROOTS creation and series – Famous people in Black History – He participated at UNESCO’s Cartooning In Africa forum held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and the Cartooning Global Forum in Paris, France and has held a virtual OUR ROOTS cartoon workshop for SMITHSONIAN- National Museum of African Art, Washington D.C. His Fela Kuti outline image is featured in the Burna Boy’s mega-Afrobeat hit song “Ye”. [email protected]

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