(228) Mexicans were also stereotyped as dirty and non-Christians lacking social etiquette, so Anglos believed they needed special classes to learn and be similar to their Anglo peers. (231) Due to Mexicans' low I.Q test scores, Anglos isolated themselves so they would not be affected by the intellectually inferiors. Anglos utilized test scores and their history with Mexicans to create boundaries and prevent any interactions. They closed off as a group to further their education thus removed associations with Mexicans entirely; they only wanted their own kind in the classroom. Race paved the ways Anglos perceived themselves smarter and better than Mexicans — the idea constructed a split between two groups.
Culture and social events with the incorporation with music and new fashion styles often reunite people, but this was not the case as these circumstances disconnected race groups. Professors Robin D.G Kelley and Anthony Macias discussed in their articles how zoot suits and music dichotomized youths of different racial backgrounds. "The Riddle of the Zoot: Malcolm Little and Black Cultural Politics During World War II" by Kelley proclaimed the story of Malcolm X's journey to be socially accepted by assimilation. He was one of the zoot suiters back in the 1930s and 1040s; they were referred to as "race rebels" because they adopted new music, dance styles, and dressed certain ways. (163) Youths created their