American Experience: Zoot Suit Riots in Montebello

Posted by LAYellowCab on May 20th, 2016

Do you know about a vey terrorizing part of American history? The talked episode here is the zoot Suit riots. These riots broke around year 1943. Already the country was effected w by world war. It was august, 1, 1942 when a young Mexican aged 22 was murdered at a party in Los Angeles. This brutal stabbing of this man ignited tension in the minds of local Americans. The maxi can Americans were looked as criminals by the whites of Los Angeles. The police arrested over 600 young Mexican Americans. The arrested boys were as young as 12 years. They pulled out of movie theaters, bars cafes diners and many other places. They all wore the similar dress code that included brim hats, baggy pants, high boots and long tailed coats. The police called them “Zoot suiters “.

Based on their dress Police claimed they were responsible for terrorizing the city. Among the accuse seventeen Mexican Americans were convicted, even when there was no sufficient evidence. This turned the situation violent and young Mexican Americans turned rebellious and the city was in the grip of riots. The riots broke between service man and Mexican Americans. The city changed forever. This whole situation is recreated and filmed. You can watch it on May 19, 2016, Thursday. The show will be at Montebello library situated at 1550, West Beverly Boulevard, Montebello, and California 90640. The show begins at 2:00PM. So to reach in time you can take taxi whittier. Do not miss the show as you will get to know the part of America’s history.

The film is a drama with lot of action, emotions and will leave you stunned. This powerful film explores the racial tension that arose in year 1942-1943. It showcases hoe the complete social and political scenario changed in the country. The film explains how and what happened in that terrifying summer. It tells how the whole population changed. It tells the about the influx of new immigrants. The movie reflects the war time economy, when large number of servicemen was going to pacific theater. It shows the more confident conspicuous and more affluent Mexican American generation then what their parents were. This highly sensational historical drama is written and produces and directed by Joseph Tovares. It is narrated by Hcter Elizondo. So to watch the show you must reach in time. Parking is pre paid so you can take services of taxi Norwalk so that you reach the venue with a free mind.

This stunning film recreates the style of Los Angeles in 1940s.the program undoubtedly conjures up the Mexican American subculture. This shows the sentiments of hatred by whites and tells about the dedication of those liberals who wanted justice. The film is based on the original accounts from that time. The film explores the hatred and resentment during the wartime at Los Angeles .It informs about the base of race relations in America today. The film based on the racism tells the transformation of human emotions when a mass hysteria is there. You should not miss this to watch this as it is a piece of history recreated. So book your tickets and be on time. You should book your, yellow cab montebello and have a comfortable ride and reach the Montebello Library on time.

Author Bio:-

Ron Morgan is the market representative for Fiesta Taxi Cab. Fiesta Taxi provides yellow cab taxi services to individuals and corporate taxi services in Whittier, West Covina, Norwalk, Montebello, Hacienda Heights, El Monte, Alhambra, Artesia, Bellflower, Paramount, Pomona, Cerritos and Downey

Also See: Mexican Americans, Los Angeles, Zoot Suit, Young Mexican, Riots, Mexican, Film
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