Category east los angeles

Poem: To The Primo I Never Knew

To the primo I never knew To live and die by the gun The calling of the streets Crawling under the rug The subway rats creeping in the fog Catch you slipping like a deep sleep Fingers on the trigger light up the streets For a moment reality creeps in A fight breaks out from […]

Poem: A piece of heaven

A claim to the piece of the jungle The concrete jungle known by all Their little piece of heaven They claim to own yet they are but slaves Slaves to a system that feeds on them In a jungle created In a jungle death found Yet they continue to claim what once belonged to them […]

BOOK REVIEW: Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.

Author: Luis J. Rodriguez ISBN-13: 9780743276917 Publisher: Touchstone Publication date: 9/6/2005 Pages: 288 Source: I received a free copy of this book as compensation for review from Simon and Schuster Publishing, Touchstone Books ABOUT THE BOOK: The award-winning and bestselling classic memoir about a young Chicano gang member surviving the dangerous streets of East Los Angeles, now featuring a new introduction […]