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Feature - The Road to Smethwick
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Smethwick, a town in the West Midlands of England, was once considered one of the most racist places in Britain due to the infamy of the Conservative candidate’s slogan: “If you want a nigger for a neighbour, vote Liberal or Labour”. It won him the seat and bucked the national, and Smethwick’s historical, trend of voting Labour. Looking at the 67% who voted to leave the EU on 23rd June 2016, you may think that nothing has changed. But the demographic of Smethwick in 1964 compared to the present day has evolved greatly – over 35% of the borough today are non-white and, anecdotally, as many as 50%...

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GB. England. Smethwick. Birmingham Canal. September 2016.
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. A view of Smethwick.
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Derek Craft, 79, is ex navy and...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Jacob Robinson, 8, before outside...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Jacob Robinson, 8, with his mom...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Theresea Robinson, 51, reads with...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Jacob Robinson, 8, opens the door...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Daljeet Singh, 40, and his mom...
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GB. England. Smethwick. Marshall Street, where Malcolm X made...
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GB. England. Smethwick. Blue plaque on house in Marshall Street,...
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GB. England. Smethwick. September 2016.
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GB. England. Smethwick/West Bromwich border. September 2016.
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GB. England. Smethwick. Windmill Estate. September 2016.
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Mohammed Jalal Uddin and his family...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Yuvraj Chatha, 12, and his brother...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Pat Peacock, 77, lives alone in...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Pat Peacock ,77, lives alone in...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Yowa Tshimpaka with her daughters...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 'Brushstrokes’ drop-in centre. Map showing...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Bernice Akorsah Sarpong, 19 poses...
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Smethwick, United Kingdoom. Deborah, 18, from Smethwick dressed...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Joanita Akorsah Sarpong, 17, and...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Joanita Akorsah Sarpong, 17, and...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. At an Afro-Caribbean night club....
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Morning service at the St. Philips...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. an Eritrean celebration at Victoria...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Children take a picture of an Eritrean...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. At an Eritrean celebration at Victoria...
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GB. England. Smethwick. High Street. Gurdwara Sikh Temple. September...
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GB. England. Smethwick. High Street. Gurdwara Sikh Temple. September...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. At the Guru Nanak Gurdwara temple,...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Sikh residents of Smethick volunteer...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. At Guru Nanak Gurdwara temple,...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. At Guru Nanak Gurdwara temple,...
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GB. England. Smethwick. High Street. Gurdwara Sikh Temple. September...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. At Guru Nanak Gurdwara temple,...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Sikh residents of Smethick volunteer...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. At Guru Nanak Gurdwara temple,...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. A young girl puts on her shoes...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Locals residents of Smethwick wait...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. A young woman walks to the Guru...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Taurai Chamoko and his wife Catherine...
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Children play in their backyard....
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016.
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GB. England. Smethwick. 2016. Catherine Chamoko, 44, with her...
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GB. England. Smethwick. Birmingham Canal. September 2016.
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GB. England. Smethwick. September 2016.
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