Pachucos, Race & Riots - #1

By The Daily Chela

In this episode of The Brandon Loran Maxwell Show, Brandon Loran Maxwell speaks with Latino history professor and author Eduardo Pagán to talk about the murder of Jose Díaz at Sleepy Lagoon in 1942 and the subsequent Zoot Suit Riots. Other topics in this episode include pachuco culture, lowriders, modern gangs, discrimination, and nationalism during WW2.Support the show (

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