Labour candidate Marvin Rees is elected Mayor for Bristol

News from the South West. "Marvin Rees, the working-class son of an English mother and Jamaican father, makes history as the first directly elected city mayor in Europe of African or Caribbean heritage."

This story of hope should not be forgotten | Simon Woolley

The descendant of enslaved Africans is now running a former slave city. His symbolic victory gives hope - and should not be forgotten

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