Foreword: Why Read the Young Lords Today?Iris Morales and Denise Oliver-VelezAcknowledgments Introduction: Toward Understanding the Young LordsDarrel Enck-Wanzer 1. Young Lords Platform and Rules 2. The Ideology of the Young Lords Party 3. The Origins and History of the Young Lords 4. On History 5. On Education and Students 6. On Revolution, Nationalism, and Revolutionary Nationalism 7. On Women in the Revolution 8. The Garbage Offensive 9. Health and Hospitals 10. The People's Church 11. Social Justice Programs 12. Puerto Rican Revolutionary Workers Organization Bibliography Index About the Editor
A stunning collection of essays, photographs, speeches and ephemera from this historic activist organisation
Darrel Enck-Wanzer is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at the University of North Texas.
"Offers a long-awaited introduction to the ideals and actions of this vibrant revolutionary organization. In so doing it opens a window on to the life of an entire community, and on a unique era of radical movement history. This carefully assembled collection promises to the documentary sourcebook on the Young Lords Party for years to come." Juan Flores, New York University