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30 Aug
1976: Notting Hill Carnival ends in riot

24 Feb
1999: Lawrence report blasts 'racist' police

23 Nov
1978: Nightclub ordered to lift race ban

24 Feb
1971: UK restricts Commonwealth migrants

09 Apr
1969: Sikh busmen win turban fight


UK Race Relations

04 Oct
1965: Immigrants feel at home with BBC

08 Dec
1965: New UK race law 'not tough enough'

15 Jul
1966: Euston staff 'colour bar' ended

04 Feb
1968: More Kenyan Asians flee to Britain

20 Apr
1968: Powell slates immigration policy

26 Nov
1968: Race discrimination law tightened

07 Aug
1972: Asians given 90 days to leave Uganda

18 Sep
1972: Expelled Ugandans arrive in UK

19 Dec
1972: Amin ultimatum to Uganda Britons

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

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

29 Jul
1993: Lawrence murder suspects freed

17 Sep
1993: Shock as racist wins council seat

13 Dec
1995: Riots break out in Brixton

07 Jul
2001: Two stabbed in Bradford race riots

25 Jun
2001: Race violence erupts in Burnley


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