Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Victoria, Texas (Pop. 55,000) is a town about 125 miles southwest of Houston.
Local Hispanic leaders, in opposition to pending Immigration Legislation, boycotted all Caucasian owned businesses in the Victoria area this weekend as a demonstration of their economic impact on the community.
The boycott was declared a success in the Hispanic community, noting that revenue in Caucasian owned businesses was down 19%.
Business owners declared the boycott a success as well, pointing out that shoplifting was reduced by 77%.
Stolen from Rodger