Wolverhampton is the first town to use CCTV throughout its town centre. The cameras were installed shortly after clashes between Black youth and the police over the death of Clinton McCurbin.

Rose Hudson-Wilkin (the current chaplain to the Queen and to the House of Commons), was a deacon at Wolverhampton’s St Matthew’s church.

Joe O’Connor is Hednesford Town FC’s post-war record goalscorer.(He amassed 220 goals between 1990 and 1998)

Wolverhampton is the birthplace of the Black led church in England and Europe.

Tessa Sanderson, Britain’s first ever Black female athlete to win gold at an Olympics games, grew up in Wolverhampton.

The first National Black Records Fair was held in Wolverhampton in 1985.