Monday, August 01, 2005

Throw Back a Bottle of Beer?

Before I took a U.S. immigration/ethnic history class last fall, I thought the Cherry Poppin' Daddies song Zoot Suit Riot was a fun song about...well I don't know what, but not about actual riots. Find out more about the riots in Los Angeles between white servicemen and Latino youths that had their origins in a murder today in 1942: See here, here and, for some brief history, here.