When The Young Lords Fought For Social Justice In Uptown

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Not to be missed Paulo Fabre-Pé Direito (Off on the Right Foot) show curated by Luis R. Cancel defining show about the Young Lords.

The Young Lords were inspired by the Black Panthers and an earlier street-gang-turned-activist Young Lords group in Chicago, their purpose was to gain social justice for New York’s working-class Latino population, then largely Puerto Rican and treated with contempt by the city government.

Opens September 18th until November 21st, 2015

Admission is always FREE

The Julia de Burgos Cultural Center, 1680 Lexington Ave  bet 105th and 106th street, NYC, www.tallerboricua.org


On view until Oct 18 2015

The Bronx Museum, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456, 718-681-6000, www.bronxmuseum.org


On view until December 12, 2015

El Museo Del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, Harlem, NY 10029, 212.831.7272, www.elmuseo.org/

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"We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ...." This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.