When Jim Crow Met John Bull

 
Never seen a black
It is difficult to say with any precision how many black people were living and working in Britain before the outbreak of World War II, but the permanent black population numbered in all probability between 10,000 and 15,000. Most of these were situated in or around dock areas such as Liverpool, Cardiff, Swansea, Hull and London, and it is safe to say that the vast majority of the population had never seen a black person. 

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