Zoot Suit Riots: A Cultural Analysis

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Americans have misinterpreted Latin culture and food by creating stereotypes and by depending Taco Bell for authentic Latin food. Latinos, in the same way as other minority bunches in the US, have since quite a while ago experienced racial stereotyping. For a long time, Mexicans in the United States have been stereotyped. The most regular misconception that ring a bell contain of: being lazy, being illegal immigrants, not wanting to learn the English language, always getting trunk, and of course being gang members. These confusions have gone on from individual to individual as well as over all media stages. In 1943 the Zoot Suit Riots were a series of racial attacks during World War II that broke out up Los Angeles, California, between Anglo…show more content…
Not only are they killing us at the border, but they are killing us on trade … and the country of Mexico is making billions of dollars in doing so.” Mexico is ranked number 84 in corruption rank of 2014, so I honestly don’t know where Mexico is making money from. Next, I believe that people coming from Mexico, more known as immigrants, are trying to have a better life for themselves and their kids, not to go to the border to start killing troops, they know they are doing wrong so when they are caught they respectfully go to jail and await trial. Also, during trade, I don’t believe there is any necessity to kill just because the traders are Mexican doesn’t mean they are killers. Also, Mexican food is often misinterpreted, for example taco bell was created to represent Mexican home base food. Now I want to make this very clear, there’s nothing wrong with “American” tacos from Taco Bell. In fact, they’re really enjoyable for being junk food, kids also really like them. Although these tacos are good, there is one problem, they’re not tacos. Or they wouldn’t be identified as original tacos in their home based country. They have nothing similar! Now let’s take a minuet to see how Mexican tacos differ from American tacos. Essentially every ingredient is different. For

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