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We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Free download Ê PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ç Miguel Meléndez G techniues of direct action and community empowerment the Young Lords became a prominent force in the urban northeast From their storefront offices in East Harlem they defiantly took back the streets of El Barrio In addition to running clothing drives day care centers and food and health programs they became known for their media savvy tactics and bold actions like the takeovers of the First People’s Church and Lincoln HospitalIn this mem. Melendez took me through a solicitous and receptive journey of the YLP which also includes crucial parts of his own experience as well I feasted on the descriptive cultural tidbits and their struggle to understand who they are on their own terms A definite must read for today s youth of color many of whom who feels or has no connection to the larger society and d the inflicted trauma we are accustomed to by our social and emotional conditionings The YLP is a def legacy for they gave most of us a footing when we didn t think it was possible in the urban 60s 80s And even today Si se puede Pride and Prejudice empowerment the Young Lords became a prominent force in the urban northeast From their storefront offices in East Harlem they defiantly took back the streets of El Barrio In addition to running clothing drives day care centers and food and health programs they became known for their media savvy tactics and bold actions like the takeovers of the First People’s Church and Lincoln HospitalIn this mem. Melendez took me through a solicitous and receptive journey of the YLP which also includes crucial parts of his own Poppy Pym and the Smugglers Secret Poppy Pym #3 experience as well I feasted on the descriptive cultural tidbits and their struggle to understand who they are on their own terms A definite must read for today s youth of color many of whom who feels or has no connection to the larger society and d the inflicted trauma we are accustomed to by our social and Retribution Knights of the Board Room #45 emotional conditionings The YLP is a def legacy for they gave most of us a footing when we didn t think it was possible in the urban 60s 80s And 13th Century Russian Princes even today Si se puede

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We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords Download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Free download Ê PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ç Miguel Meléndez In 1968 Miguel “Mickey” Melendez was a college student developing pride in his Cuban and Puerto Rican cultural identity and becoming increasingly aware of the effects of social ineuality on Latino Americans Joining with other like minded student activists Melendez helped form the central committee of the New York branch of the Young Lords one of the most provocative and misunderstood radical groups to emerge during the 1960s Incorporatin. Fighting for Latino Rights with the Young Lords by Miguel Mickey MelendezMiguel Mickey Melendez was a member of the Young Lords which was a Puerto Rican leftist group predominately in New York City during the 60s and 70s Though the Young Lords themselves were not an explicitly militant leftist group Melendez was the commander of their underground armyRage is also an understandable result of witnessing or being subjected to severe injustice To ignore the reality of such a feeling is not the answer Rage can be understood as a symptom of moral awareness as a wake up call coming from one s conscience How to turn that anger into a creative and positive impulse in the struggle for a decent and fair society is the true challenge a lifelong uestPuerto Rico was a colony of Spain until the Spanish American war of 1898 then through the Treaty of Paris Puerto Rico Guam Cuba and the Philippines became US colonies Since then Puerto Rico has been beholden to the US and is currently a commonwealth of the US Puerto Ricans have similar rights and obligations as US citizens such as the military but Puerto Ricans do not pay federal taxes and do not participate in national electionsAccording to the US Supreme Court Puerto Rico belongs to but is not part of the United States If that judicial point of view is taken seriously then Puerto Rico is a belonging a possession Can one nation possess another Can you imagine someone saying that the United States belongs to but is not part of another nationPhoto CreditSome of the Young Lords most famous community actions include the garbage offensive lead offensive and and church offensiveWhen a community stands together and makes a strong statement it will be heard On this occasion something had been done to address the problem The same happened in all Young Lords offensives it became our mantra a balance of embarrassing the state the city and public and private institutions and being able to present popular solutions to address the issues at handThe Young Lords broke apart after COINTELPRO intervention into their activities and the death of one of their leaders


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  • Paperback
  • 272
  • We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords
  • Miguel Meléndez
  • English
  • 02 September 2020
  • 9780813535593