Zoot suit riots
Racial tensions between the Anglo and Mexican American communities in Los Angeles, California erupted into violence after the conviction of Henry "Hank" Leyvas and seventeen other Mexican American youths for the murder of José Díaz in what was perceived as an unfair trial in 1943. Lorena...
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Discrimination in criminal justice administration > California > Los Angeles > History > 20th century.
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