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SYSK Selects: A Podcast on Zoot Suits? Yes
40 minutes Posted Feb 15, 2020 at 2:00 am.
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Few riots can be attributed to passing fashions, but zoot suits are top among them. After originating among the Harlem Renaissance crowd, the zoot suit came to symbolize political defiance. Find out why it's still illegal to wear a zoot suit in L.A. in this classic episode.

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