This celebrity goo was created by player Lori Lancaster.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, and category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Lori, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Thursday, January 15, 2009 (part of Round XXXVII)

category: Injustice

clue: Hey carnál, just because we like to look sharp, doesn't mean we're killers.

explanation: Leyvas was one of several innocent Mexican-Americans jailed for the same murder in 1942 Los Angeles. Hostility towards the ethnic community boiled over the following summer in the "Zoot Suit Riots" that the trial helped inspire; the young men targeted were known for wearing the flashy outfits. more…

solved by: Steve West and Steve Dunn


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