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50th anniversary of bus boycott

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Bristol bus boycott. It was called when the Bristol Bus Company refused to employ black drivers and conductors.

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50th anniversary of the Bristol bus boycott begins

The Bristol bus boycott lasted four months Credit: ITV News West Country

Events begin today to mark the 50th anniversary of the Bristol bus boycott.

The boycott was called when Bristol Bus Company refused to employ black drivers and conductors. It lasted four months until the bus company eventually relented.

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