Zoo Suits Riots
Zoo Suit Riots
2. The zoot suit riots were fights among zoot suiters and sailors in Los Angeles.
3. Very common to see naked or beaten up Mexican on the side of the roads
4. They would usually blame the Mexican to start everything. Usually saying they attacked first or they were harassing some women nearby
5. On Jun 8th sailors were not allowed in the city
On June 3 1943 11 sailors said that they got beaten up by some Mexicans wearing zoot suits, and also while they were attacking they supposedly were praising Hitler. So much trouble was happening in Los Angeles that Los Angeles said that sailors were not allowed in the city no more.
American president Franklin D. Roosevelt met with Mexican president Manuel Abila Camacho in Monterey to discuss Mexico as part of the allies in world war 2 and the bracero program.