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116,048. What do you think when you hear the word Skinhead? Violence, intolerance, hatred? This image was born in the 1970s when this youth-driven subculture earned a reputation for trouble on the streets and terraces, and a toxic association with racism. But that’s not how it started. (Gangs: Skinhead & Gangs: UK) The Story of Skinheads with Don Letts, BBC 2018
116,051. Jamaican recording artists were also pleased by this new-found interest. So much so, a whole new genre was born out of ska: skinhead reggae. (Gangs: Skinhead & Gangs: UK & Reggae) ibid.
116,052. In Britain back then racism was a way of life. (Gangs: Skinhead & Gangs: UK) ibid.
116,054. This dark side obviously made for great headlines, was further intensified by the publication of Richard Allen’s book Skinhead in 1970. (Gangs: Skinhead & Gangs: UK) ibid.
116,055. The Sham ’69 story is a real tragedy. (Gangs: Skinhead & Gangs: UK) ibid.
116,056. There was another movement waiting in the wings to pick up the skinhead slack, good and bad … This was 2-Tone. (Gangs: Skinhead & Gangs: UK) ibid.
116,057. The coming decade would see yet another incarnation of Skinhead, and one that confused the hell out of me: it was harder, it was tougher, and I couldn’t see or hear any connection to Jamaica … This very white and violent incarnation of Skinhead … I couldn’t relate to Oi! (Gangs: Skinhead & Gangs: UK) ibid.
116,053. Skinhead, skinhead, over there,
What’s it like to have no hair?
Is it hot or is it cold?
What’s like to – BE BALD! Playground chant
116,049. Scooters remained popular with skinheads, just as they had with mods. However, there was little room for Christmas tree lights and fox tails. Skins tended to keep them bog standard or cut them right down to the bare frame, more for go than show. (Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: UK) George Marshall, Spirit of ’69: A Skinhead Bible p11
116,050. Whether or not the first skinheads came from the East End of London is open to debate, but it’s as good a place as any to claim as a birthplace. In 1972, Penguin published a book called The Paithouse which was about a skinhead gang from Bethnal Green. Skins were on their way out by then of course, but the book wasn’t really aimed at the cult anyway. More your sociology set. Even so, it was one of the few decent records of the original skinheads preserved on paper. (Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: UK) ibid. p16
19,857. Racist skinheads with their shaven heads, tattooed bodies and violent culture have always stayed on the fringes of society. But today in America many racist skinheads are discarding the outwards trappings of the culture to spread a message, targeted at mainstream society. (Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: US) American Skinheads, National Geographic
19,858. The number of racist skinheads in the United States has grown from an estimated 5,000 in 2001 to 10,000 in 2007. But has the message really changed? (Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: US) ibid.
19,859. Racist skinheads emerged in Britain in the 1970s and ’80s in the midst of economic and racial tensions. Their culture copied the working-class skinhead movement of the 1960s, identified by shaven heads, steel-toe-capped boots and braces. Some skinheads adopted the ideology of the National Front. (Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: UK) ibid.
19,860. The white supremacy movement is complex and contradictory and made up of many factions. (Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: UK) ibid.
19,861. Music plays an important role in attracting young people into the racist skinhead culture. (Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: UK) ibid.
19,862. In the 1980s British band Screwdriver screamed their racist message to crowds of angry white youth. (Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: UK) ibid.
19,863. SHARP – an acronym that stands for Skinheads Against Racial Prejudice ... In America SHARPS and racist skinheads have clashed many times. (Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: US & Racism) ibid.
20,756. I feel like I’ve gone down in the ranks since he’s come. (GBH Films & England & Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: UK) This is England 2006 starring Thomas Turgoose & Joe Gilgun & Jo Hartley & Andrew Shimm & Vicky McClure & Stephen Graham & Rosamund Hanson & Andrew Ellis & Perry Benson & Frank Harper et al, director Shane Meadows, young gang member
20,757. That’s what this nation’s been built on – proud men … So we can stick our fucking flag in the ground and say, Yeah, this is England. (GBH Films & England & Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: UK) ibid. Combo
20,758. Our country has been stolen from under our noses. (GBH Films & England & Gangs: Skinheads & Gangs: UK) ibid. NF bloke
112,026. A disturbing gang that not only advocates street violence but also have worrying political ambitions … They have direct contact to the skinheads. (Gangs: Russia & Gangs: Skinheads) Ross Kemp on Gangs s2e3: Moscow, Sky 2006
112,027. They actually have their supporters in the Russian parliament. (Gangs: Russia & Gangs: Skinheads) ibid.
19,634. Polish football hooligans are renowned for some of the worst violence the game has ever seen. They have close links with the extreme right wing and Nazi groups. And are feared throughout Europe. (Gangs: Poland & Gangs: Skinheads & Poland) Ross Kemp on Gangs: Poland
19,635. Football hooliganism in Poland is well planned. (Gangs: Poland & Gangs: Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,636. Police in white helmets are deployed into the ground to prevent a full-scale riot. (Gangs: Poland & Gangs: Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,637. The levels of hatred seem out of control. (Gangs: Poland & Gangs: Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,638. We are really really not wanted here ... The Stilon Fighters are determined to stop us filming them. (Gangs: Poland & Gangs: Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,639. They don’t regard themselves as hooligans but skinheads. (Gangs: Poland & Gangs: Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,640. The right wing have infiltrated the terraces. (Gangs: Poland & Gangs: Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,641. A right-wing hitlist called the Red List. (Gangs: Poland & Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,642. The hatred runs so deep that people are killed. (Gangs: Poland & Gangs: Skinheads & Poland) ibid.
19,848. Skinheads call themselves soldiers on the front lines of a race war. Troops for the white power movement number in the hundreds of thousands. They are neo-Nazis who deal in violence and intimidation. Their targets are anyone whose skin is not white. Anyone whose beliefs are different. Gangland: Hate Nation
19,849. The first skinhead crews formed in England during the 1960s. By the mid-1980s they were a global force ... Known for their violence, their uniform quickly became a source of fear: short cropped hair, steel-toed Doc Martins, pressed shirts and red braces, swastikas and white power tattoos, they were the new face of hate. ibid.
19,850. The skinhead’s special brand of violence is the boot party. ibid.
19,851. They cultivated their own bands. ibid.
19,852. As the new racist skinheads emerged they began attacking immigrants from Asia and the Middle East, blaming them for stealing their working-class jobs. Popular bands like Screwdriver began incorporating intolerance into their music. ibid.
19,853. None of these was more dangerous than the Hammer Skin Nation. ibid.
19,854. Racist tattoos are common among skinheads ... Alpha-numeric codes are also popular. ibid.
19,855. The easiest targets are boys with troubled lives. ibid.
19,856. Internet recruitment infuses new blood into the movement. ibid.
19,864. We’ve moved a hell of a lot of skinheads into big positions ... They are going to get the boot on the neck. Tom Metzger
19,865. It’s justifiable homicide in the name of the white race. Tim Zaal, former skinhead, lectures against dangers of skinhead gangs
118,763. Magistrate: You were a constant truant at school. A failure it seems. You’ve been before the court on numerous occasions … It’s a long depressing list. Are you not ashamed of yourself?
Trevor: No. (GBH Films & Gangs UK: London & Skinheads) Made in Britain 1982 starring Tim Roth & Bill Stewart & Geoffrey Hutchings & Terry Richards & Eric Richard & Sean Chapman & Christopher Fulford et al, director, Roth in court
118,764. You’re gonna have to step into line. And you gonna have to cooperate. (GBH Films & Gangs UK: London & Skinheads) ibid. assessment superintendent
118,765. I’ll say what I want to say. (GBH Films & Gangs UK: London & Skinheads) ibid. Roth
118,766. It’s your fucking world, mate. Not mine. You can stick it up your ass. I don’t want it. (GBH Films & Gangs UK: London & Skinheads) ibid.
118,767. They lie and they fucking cheat all the way. They just think they’re being honest cause they swallowed the bollocks they’ve been handed. They’ve been conned. (GBH Films & Honesty & Gangs UK: London & Skinheads) ibid.