Bristol bus equalities campaigner – Roy Hackett

Bristol bus equalities campaigner – Roy Hackett

Did you see this article about Roy Hackett who has died aged 93.

Roy came to the UK in the 50s and campaigned against racism , especially challenging the Bristol bus company who had a policy of not employing black people. He was a ground breaking campaigner and a modest man who quietly held his ground and his nerve..

He did a great deal to set the scene for the Race Equality legislation which was first brought in by Harold Wilson’s government and the rest, as they say, is history..