Locals slam Coventry council over new £250,000 statue of African-American actor that looks like 'an android Flava Flav doing a Nazi salute' | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN

Locals slam Coventry council over new £250,000 statue of African-American actor that looks like 'an android Flava Flav doing a Nazi salute'

Disgruntled residents have compared a new £250,000 statue erected on a former Ikea building site to 'an android Flava Flav doing a Nazi salute'.

The life-size steel sculpture was built in honour of the 19th century African-American Shakespearean actor Ira Frederick Aldridge - who wowed stages across Europe with his abolitionist roles.

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