The principal of Luis Rodriguez’s high school, with whom Luis has a number of head-to-heads. Madison is portrayed as a sheltered, “apolitical” figure who can’t fathom why Chicano students would want to celebrate their culture or learn about their heritage. As a result, Luis at several points in the memoir organizes walk-outs to protest Mr. Madison’s lack of concern for Chicano issues. These walkouts sometimes succeed in convincing Madison to reconsider his ways.
Mr. Madison Character Timeline in Always Running
The timeline below shows where the character Mr. Madison appears in Always Running. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Chicano classmates—at least 300—walk out of their classes. Mrs. Baez has an angry meeting with Mr. Madison , in which Madison accuses her of helping organize the walkout. He complains that he... (full context)