ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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UNITED KINGDOM- Bloody Carnival

September 25, 1976 UNITED KINGDOM Bloody Carnival Farrukh Dhondy BRITAIN has its own Soweto, and fears it. On the bank holiday which marks the end of August a full blown urban riot took place on the streets of Notting Hill, London. 325 policemen were sent to hospital with injuries, shops were looted, police vehicles were stoned. The Metropolitan Police faced their first major defeat at the hands of young British West Indians. It happened at the end of Carnival, the only black festival of national significance to enliven the ghetto annually.

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