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Race
25 Sep 1957: Troops end Little Rock school crisis

21 Mar 1960: Scores die in Sharpeville shoot-out

10 Dec 1961: Apartheid attacked at Nobel ceremony

01 Oct 1962: Mississippi race riots over first black student

25 May 1963: African states unite against white rule

13 Apr 1964: Poitier breaks new ground with Oscar win

02 Jul 1964: President Johnson signs Civil Rights Bill

04 Aug 1964: Three civil rights activists found dead

04 Oct 1965: Immigrants feel at home with BBC

15 Jul 1966: Euston staff 'colour bar' ended

25 Aug 1967: 'American Hitler' shot dead

04 Feb 1968: More Kenyan Asians flee to Britain

20 Apr 1968: Powell slates immigration policy

17 Oct 1968: Black athletes make silent protest

09 Apr 1969: Sikh busmen win turban fight

22 May 1970: South Africa cricket tour called off

24 Feb 1971: UK restricts Commonwealth migrants

05 Jul 1975: Ashe's Wimbledon win makes history

30 Aug 1976: Notting Hill Carnival ends in riot

12 Sep 1977: Steve Biko dies in custody

23 Nov 1978: Nightclub ordered to lift race ban

23 Apr 1979: Teacher dies in Southall race riots

03 Oct 1979: Anti-racists tackle South African rugby tourists

11 Apr 1981: Brixton ablaze after riot

05 Jul 1981: Police attacked in Liverpool riots

25 Nov 1981: Brixton riots report blames racial tension

28 Sep 1985: Riots in Brixton after police shooting

01 Oct 1985: Riots erupt in Toxteth and Peckham

19 May 1986: South African raids wreck peace bid

15 Oct 1987: Fiji one step closer to a republic

02 Feb 1990: De Klerk dismantles apartheid in South Africa

11 Feb 1990: Freedom for Nelson Mandela

25 Nov 1991: Silcott not guilty of PC's murder

29 Apr 1992: LA in flames after 'not guilty' verdict

29 Jul 1993: Lawrence murder suspects freed

17 Sep 1993: Shock as racist wins council seat

10 May 1994: Mandela becomes SA's first black president

03 Oct 1995: OJ Simpson verdict: 'Not guilty'

13 Dec 1995: Riots break out in Brixton

24 Feb 1999: Lawrence report blasts 'racist' police

07 Jul 2001: Two stabbed in Bradford race riots

25 Jun 2001: Race violence erupts in Burnley
 
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