- Zoot Suit: a high waisted, wide legged tight cuffed suit that usually came in a color like peach, coral, tan, beige or other hued colors and came with a wide brimmed fedora hat that sometimes had a feather on it. The suit also had a coat with wide lapels, and wide padded shoulders.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Racism Against Latinos
Zoot Suit Riots: series of riots that occurred in Los Angeles during WWII, specifically 1943. The riots occurred because young servicemen would encounter these young men wearing the infamous 'zoot suit'