On August 28, 1963 after 60 days of the bus boycott, the company surrendered and the following month Raghbir Singh became the city's first ethnic minority bus conductor.First St Paul's Carnival takes place, 1968St Paul's Carnival was established and launched by the Commonwealth Co-ordinated Committee (CCC) in 1968.The sheriff was once the principal agent of government in his or county and was responsible for maintaining law, collecting taxes and providing soldiers.

After its humble beginnings, the festival has grown to one of the largest of its kind in the UK and attracts party goers from across the world.

Now one of Bristol's best-loved events, the carnival combines music, food, dance and theatre from across the world, with a strong African influence.

By: Carla Ford Have you ever considered if you lived in the UK, would men of others races be more openly receptive in showing their attraction towards Black women?

The eccentric, open-minded and tolerant reputation of the British is, in general, accurate.

Throughout his campaign and in the first five months of his tenure, the 44-year-old has put racial and gender equality at the forefront of his proposals.

Speaking at his first annual statement in May he said: "There is a general consensus that Bristol needs to become a less unequal city."In the next 12 months I will bring forward plans to introduce a Bristol Charter for Corporate Social Responsibility and I will set out to establish a Living Wage Partnership that will encourage Bristol employers to pay their employees the Living Wage.It took almost two decades for the Slave Trade Act to be repealed by Parliament, and it wasn't until the 1833 Emancipation Act and the abolition of the unfair apprenticeship schemes in 1838 that slavery was truly ended in the UK.Walter Tull appears for Tottenham Hotspurs against Bristol City in Ashton Gate, 1909It was an incredibly dark day for football when Walter Tull stepped out on to the pitch to a barrage of abuse from Bristol City fans.However, I often read American blogs that advise Black women to go to Europe as it is more likely that they’ll find love with a slight irritation – dating non-Black men here is certainly no easier than anywhere else.Couple this with the growing Western trend of many Black men seeking to date and mate with women of any other ethnicity except their own and the general invisibility of Black women in the media (when we are represented, we’re aggressive, unfeminine and not the object of any attraction) and you’ll find that Black women in the UK are facing the same conundrum as our sisters across the Atlantic.year, the national event aims to celebrate and educate communities about the achievements and traditions of black and ethnic minorities.