*We wouldn’t exactly call it a happy ending to a tragic story, but on the positive tip, it’s a fitting and lasting tribute to a man who was murdered for what seems to be no apparent reason.

Read on to learn MORE about Newark son, Eric “Uggie” Bowens.

The abstract statue, is of a black figure, wiry and tall, made from sheet metal that is flexible and has movement, much like the subject of the piece. Eric “Uggie” Bowens was always on the move. He walked everywhere in Newark, stopping only to dance, the one thing that made everyone in the city know him.…