"Your two o'clock appointment is here, and he's black."
August 27, 2013 7:04 AM Subscribe
posted by Wordshore (11 comments total)
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Fifty years ago, another bus-centric race dispute took place
. Despite "Just 12 miles away in Bath, black crews were working on buses. London Transport recruitment officers had travelled to Barbados specifically to invite workers to come to the capital" ...non-whites found it impossible to obtain employment working on buses in Bristol, England.
More on Wikipedia
, and BBC TV interviews
from the time.
The dispute partially led to the 1965 Race Relations Act
, which was found to be ineffective and strengthened by further acts in 1968