The Writing on the Wall

Kenney, James E.
September 1968
America;9/21/1968, Vol. 119 Issue 8, p208
The article focuses on the status of race relations in Great Britain. It notes the worsening cases of racism in the country, particularly the racial discrimination on the basis of skin color, made evident by demonstrations, protest marches, petitions, speeches by politicians and even writings on public walls. Efforts made by the government regarding the situation are also discussed.


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