Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Luis J. Rodríguez joined his first gang at age eleven. As a teenager, he witnessed the rise of some of the most notorious cliques and sets in Southern California and knew only a life of violence—one that revolved around drugs, gang wars, and police brutality. But unlike most of those around him, Rodríguez found a way out when art, writing, and political activism rescued him from the brink of self-destruction.

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  1. wicked-heretic reblogged this from openroadmedia and added:
    Bah!
  2. nervouswanderlust reblogged this from openroadmedia and added:
    he spoke at my college and it was the best day ever.
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