Smethwick – Britain’s most racist election

In 1964, the West Midlands constituency of Smethwick was the most colour-conscious place in the country, and the scene of a Tory campaign that successfully exploited anti-immigrant sentiment.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/15/britains-most-racist-election-smethwick-50-years-on?CMP=twt_gu

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