Edward James Olmos, star of the Broadway play and 1982 feature film Zoot Suit, appears in this video remembering the Zoot Suit Riots of 70 years ago.

The riots began when sailors hit the streets of Los Angeles, targeting men in zoot suits, a popular and unique form of dressing, in theaters and homes. Most of them men attached were Latino.

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