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a youth subculture that appeared first in England in the late 1960s as a working-class reaction to the hippies

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A group of skinheads thrown out of Whitley Bay's Spanish City in May 1970
Remembering the events, he said: "On the first night of the disturbances, gangs of white youths - mainly skinheads - ran riot through the Falkner Square estate smashing windows and beating up anyone they found out on the street who could have been a resident.
Healy, through interviews as well as an examination of skinzines, a slang term for skinhead magazines, pamphlets, and websites, examines the history of gay skinheads in England.
Wherever you find a working-class country like Mexico, you'll find skinheads.
In November a gay couple were badly beaten by skinheads while waiting for a taxi in the city centre.
The apparel has now been removed from sale after its design was found to be similar to artwork on neo-Nazi skinhead band Skrewdriver's 1987 EP Boots and Braces.
The skinheads left the scene to "fetch reinforcements" and ambushed the teenager, hitting him with brass knuckle dusters and knocking him to the ground.
The father's barrister, Douglas Allen, added: "He admitted he had made threats to have 200 skinheads standing behind him, but he says that he did not mean it and it was said in a fit of pique.
Check out Life After Hate, the monthly blog that Christian Picciolini started with other reformed skinheads.
Approximately a dozen white supremacists, including four skinheads carrying Nazi swastika flags, gathered on the other side.
Seven members of the Inland Empire Skinheads, including the leader, were arrested during the two-county sweep that took a team of 20 deputies to Hesperia, Perris and Winchester.
Brazil's Foreign Ministry and Brazilian media reported three skinheads, one with a Nazi symbol tattooed on his forehead, attacked the woman outside a local train station in Zurich while she was heading home.
Now I don't know about you, but if I suddenly found myself surrounded by group of chairleg-wielding skinheads wanting to separate me from my teeth then there's only one thing I'd be able to smell and, believe me, you wouldn't want to put that in a bottle.
agents said the skinheads did not identify the school by name.
Two neo-Nazi skinheads planned to drive as fast as they could at Democrat Mr Obama while wearing white tuxedos and top hats, shooting at him from the windows, court documents showed.