In Depth with Luis Rodriguez
Luis Rodriguez talked about his life and career. Mr. Rodriguez is a former gang member turned author, poet, community activist,… read more
Luis Rodriguez talked about his life and career. Mr. Rodriguez is a former gang member turned author, poet, community activist, and political candidate. He responded to viewer calls, emails, and tweets and questions from the audience at his bookstore.
Luis J. Rodriguez is the author of the memoir Always Running: "La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A., which won the Carl Sandburg Literary Award. The founder of the Tia Chucha Cultural Cafe and a bookstore and cultural center, he is also the author of Hearts and Hands: Creating Community in Violent Times; It Calls You Back; America Is Her Name and It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way as well as novels and poetry. close
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