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Skinheads

By Adam Bell
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Adam Bell

on 25 May 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Skinheads By Adam Bell Original Skinheads Anti Hippie Movement Cut there hair as a protest to hippies
wore working boots to show they were a working class
Started In the United Kingdom
Originally weren't racist
(some groups had African American members)
Rude-boy roots Jamaican crime wave influenced by Jamaican Reggae and Ska
Most Skinhead groups were deeply influenced by Ska and reggae
Early skinheads where not Politically motivated or racist. Greatly influenced by Jamican "Rude-boy"
Fashion, Music and, Lifestyle Rude-Boy's got there name
quite obviously from notoriously
being Rude to people Late 70’s and 80’s Skinhead revival a band named screwdriver formed in 1976 by Ian Stuart Donaldson
The band was the leading supportor of the skinhead revival and rock agaisnt Communism


Donaldson eventually described himself as a neo-Nazi, saying: "I would describe myself as a British National Socialist, not a German one, and so don't think I'm at odds with British patriots." Before the Skinhead revival looks Traditional skinheads Aka “Trads or Trojan skinheads”
2 or 3 grade shaved heads but not bald
Long-sleeve shirt’s button up
Tight Levi jeans typically rolled up legs to show boots
Tall boots (typically Doc Martens) to show that there are an anti-Hippie working class
Suedheads and Smoothies Originally, before the skinhead revival, the skinheads were just a protest to hippies they were never politically motivated Started in 1968 The Skinhead look was pop
culture by 1969 in the UK that
rockbands everywhere adopted the
look as marketing stratagies By the 1970's The Popular skinhead look started to fade away like most fashions Suedheads got there name from perfectly combed hair
Smoothies got there name from there shoulder length hair After the Revival Before the Revival Summary Skinheads were not politically motivated Skinheads were not racially prejudice Skinheads were just a fashion and way of life in pop cluture in the United Kingdom After the Skinhead Revial led by by bands such as Skrewdriver Many political partys started and got a lot of support from white supremesicts skinheads including the British National Front and The British Movement Skinheads turned from non-racist non-politically motivated lifestyle to the new white supremecist generation that the skinhead culutre is associated with today. Rock Against Communism The British Movement Rock agaisnt Communism was a series of concerts sponsered by the political party, the british natinal front Intended to counter the anti-Racism concert series named Rock Agaisnt Racism Most original skinheads switched to a more faishionable Suedehead and Smoothie look Rock Agaisnt Racism Started in 1979 and ended in 1989 It was a way for the skinhead groups to attract newer younger youth into there beliefs British neo-Nazi political party Openly neo-Nazi,
Members wore Nazi Swastika Tried to gain support of youths supporting racist violence at soccer matches and concerts in Europe Rock Agaisnt Racism was a campaign set up by Red Saunders in 1976 as a counter to the rise in racial conflict and political groups such as the national front in the United Kingdom Saunders said "It was just an idea untill 1976 untill Eric Clapton made a drunken declaration of support for former Conservative minister Enoch Powell." Clapton said that England has become overcrowded and that they should vote for Powell to stop Britain from becoming "a black colony."
Clapton also stated that Britain should "get the foreigners out, get the wogs out, get the coons out" and kept yelling the National Front slogan "Keep Britain White." After Skinhead revival looks Shaved heads
Tight jeans usually levis or camouflage rolled up to show boots
Most white supremacist skinheads have a lot of tattoos typically the Nazi swastika or the infamous SS symbol
Flight Jackets
Tall Boots to show that they are a working class
The National Front Pulling on the boots and tightening up the laces
Shaving their heads and strapping on their braces
There you're a Skinhead,looking for a fight
Skinhead,Skinhead,runinng through the night

Skinhead,Skinhead,running through the night
Making lots of trouble,starting lots of fights
Skinhead,Skinhead,getting really pissed
Skinhead,Skinhead,tattooed on my wrist

Waiting in the lane way,waiting for the scum
Smash the yellow faces,kick their ****ing bums
When they plee for mercy,we will show them none
Skinhead,Skinhead,'til the job is done

Skinhead,Skinhead,putting on the boots
Looking for a streetfight,looking for a route
Skinhead,Skinhead,running through the fights
Skinhead,Skinhead,stompin' on your face!

When the coppers see us,at first they pull the gun
But when they see us come towards,then they start to run
When we wear our badges,it makes us feel proud
Skinhead,Skinhead,shout it out loud!
Whites-only Whites only Mostly active in the 1970's and 1980's Party claims to stand for "white family values" Their Slogan is the "fourteen words" known to all skins as: "We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children." Party denies that the holocaust was real, they argue that it was dramatized and "Was not as bad as people think it was." Started magazine popular among the skinhead culture named Blood and Honor Blood and honor was a way for the national front to gain younger peoples votes. Blood and honor was the motto of the Hitler youth group but, in german it was Blut und Ehre In the 1979 general election, the party received 191,719 votes, 0.6 of the overall vote Tried to make homosexual marriage a crime Blood and Honor Bill Riccio White supremecist SKinheads recruiting kids Blood and Honour is a white supremicists music promotion network and political group founded in 1987 Leader in the U.S. white supremacist/neo-nazis/racist skinhead movement Head member of a skinhead group in Birmingham, Alabama Arrested and imprisoned for 15 months in 1992 for federal gun charges Just Recently....... In February 2010, a neo-nazi organization called B. P. N. P. (Bosnian movement of national pride) was founded in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Their model is Handschar Division. They proclaimed "Jews, Gypsies, Chetniks, the Croatian separatists, Josip Broz Tito, Communists, homosexuals and blacks" as their main enemies. Ian Stuart Donaldson, singer of the band Skrewdriver, was the founder and one of the main leaders until he died in a car crash in 1993 The magazine has articles about R.A.C. record charts, band reviews, concert reports, readers' letters After hearing about this recent case of neo-Nazism.......... How do you feel about groups like this being prevalant in today's society? Do you think groups like this should be protected under the second amendment? (Freedom of Speech an Expression) Do you agree with their ideology? (the fourteen words)
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