GREAT BRITAIN: A Cry in the Streets

Though the British colonials spread the color bar throughout their empire, at home the British have clucked over racism in South Africa, given a friendly welcome to Negro G.I.s and enjoyed a feeling of moral superiority over Little Rock. But last week England discovered for itself the queasy sensation of racial tension.

It had been coming on a long time, but while full employment lasted, there was no serious trouble. Some whites looked askance at the 130,000 West Indian Negroes who have poured into London and the industrial Midlands since the war, and complained of their un-English habits of nursing...

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