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this day in the yesteryear: Zoot Suit Riots Come to an End (1943)

Zoot Suit Riots Come to an End (1943)

Named for the style of clothing favored by the mainly Mexican-American victims of these clashes, the Zoot Suit Riots erupted between American servicemen stationed in Los Angeles, California, during World War II and the city’s minority residents. 42 more words

BlissVille Fridays: "Police And Thieves In The Streets (Oh Yeah!)"


Yet another angry, political episode of BlissVille Fridays with me and Andrew. We always get to these things a week or a couple of weeks after they actually happen, so we can only hope the anger and the violence has died down (or at least quieted down). 131 more words