NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL RIOT LONDON 1970's ENGLAND (31 images)

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Notting Hill Carnival riot in 1976 - an important year for race relations in Britain.
1976 was bang in the middle of a period of racial upheaval that would lead to the Brixton and Toxteth riots of the early 1980s.
Tempers were boiling among young black men over police use of the "sus" law, under which anybody could be stopped, searched and held, even if only suspected of planning a crime.
Anticipating some trouble, 3,000 police officers turned up - ten times the...
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