Anti-Racist Skinheads Fighting Nazis: The Baldies | Full-Length Documentary
Skinhead culture started as multi-cultural, working-class, and anti-racist, but soon was co-opted by white supremacy. To fight back against Nazis, the Baldies were formed in Minneapolis and beyond.
𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐚𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐒𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐤: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2hsRmhtAGFgToUAf4hBuHc?si=1fde3691f3eb41ac
00:00 Minnesota Experience presents the Baldies
00:29 This is the story of the Baldies
05:54 The origins of Skinhead culture and it’s anti-racist and working-class roots
11:21 Becoming the Baldies
16:26 The media takes over the term “Skinhead”
18:32 White supremacy, Nazis, and the Baldies
25:27 White power bands in Minnesota
26:18 The Baldies and the mob mentality
29:33 The women of the Baldies fighting sexism
32:38 Skinheads Against Racial Prejudice and Anti-Racist Action
37:01 The Baldies’ violent interactions with Nazis…and its consequences
39:03 The Baldies come to Portland
42:33 White supremacy through lines - from the 80s to now
45:26 Members of the Baldies now
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