Luis Rodriguez

author and community organizer

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Luis Rodriguez is recognized as a leading Chicano writer, best known for  Always Running , his memoir of gang life in East LA.

Luis Rodriguez Writes a New Memoir

Luis Rodriguez is recognized as a leading Chicano writer, best known for Always Running , his memoir of gang life in East LA.

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