Real skinheads are not racist!! It originated with the reggae (of the Jamaican immigrants) fusion with mod (working class kids) in 60s uk. Many early skins were Jamaican, and many skins world wide are of every race and culture under the sun.
A clash of two worlds in London; skinheads and hippies. Circa 1969.
60s English Rude Boy Skinheads - Wad'ya mean we look like something off Oliver Twist, this is our best clobber. Watch out for these guys ... walk on the other side of the street and above all, avoid eye contact.