Paul Stephenson OBE

Paul Stephenson OBE

Paul Stephenson OBE is a civil rights campaigner. In 1963 Paul led a boycott of the Bristol Omnibus Company who refused to employ Black and Asian drivers. Supported by thousands of Bristolians the company revoked its colour bar sixty days later. After a lifetime of campaigning he was awarded the Freedom of the City of Bristol in 2007 and in 2009 he received an OBE for services to equal opportunities.