World: Jumbles' Rumble

Britain tends to take a lofty view of the U.S.'s color problem, does not like to admit that it has one of its own. Since the end of World War II, however, thousands of poor, unskilled West Indian Negroes, fleeing unemployment in their islands, have poured into Britain, causing racial tension to flare. Happy-go-luckily calling themselves "Spades," the Negroes contemptuously refer to the English as "Jumbles" (a corruption of John Bull), take on menial jobs, are eligible for government unemployment benefits and free medical care. In the first nine months of this year, some 90,000 new Commonwealth arrivals have landed...

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