Everything you need to understand or teach The Revolt of the Cockroach People by Oscar Zeta Acosta.
The Revolt of the Cockroach People is the fascinating story of Chicano lawyer Buffalo Zeta Brown, written by his son, Oscar Zeta Acosta. Brown became involved with the Chicano Militants when he moved to Los Angeles in 1968. He originally went to Los Angeles looking for a story to write. Brown wanted to write a book. He didn't want to work as a lawyer but that isn't the way it worked out.
Brown spent three years with the Chicano Militants. This book goes behind the scenes of the radical Chicano movement in the barrio of Tooner Flats in East Los Angeles. The reader goes inside the group with Brown and becomes familiar with the various characters. Not only did Brown function as the groups' lawyer, he became one of them, helping to organize the protests and marches.
The Revolt of the Cockroach People Lesson Plans contain 109 pages of teaching material, including: