Zooters Research Paper

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The role that the press had in how Zooters were treated was irresponsible and inaccurate. They posted bogus headlines such as “Zooters threaten L.A. Police”. The press tried to make it seem like the Zooters were the ones doing wrong when actually it was the white community who were the violent ones. After reading the passages, I learned that about Zooters. I never heard of them until I read this passage. I was familiar with violence between whites and black but not Zooters. I now know that a Zooter were young Hispanic men and boys who adopted the style of Harlem. They wore their hair slicked back, baggy pants, fitted coats, and long gold chains. The white community would literally go out and find Hispanics who were dressed like this and brutally
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