The Revolt of the Cockroach People Characters

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Brown is a Chicano lawyer who represents the Chicano marchers from the Tooner Flats barrio in East Los Angeles. At Christmas 1969, he has been working with them for more than a year. He issues the press statements and deals with the press for them. Brown is actually one of the leaders of the protesting Chicanos.

Brown had come to Los Angeles in January 1968 to write a book. He had no intention of practicing law at the time. He had graduated from law school in 1966 at the University of California and had worked at Legal Aid Office in the East Oakland slums. He had served in the 573's Air Force band and had been involved in numerous protests and marches before becoming involved with the Chicano Militants. After being fired from the Public Defender's Office, a friend of his cousin Manny introduces him to Gilbert. He...

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