For More Information

The Puerto Rican Movement, Edited by Andres Torres and Jose Velazquez, Essays about organizations that emerged in the late 1960's and 1970's in response to U.S. colonialism in Puerto Rico and to the poverty and discrimination faced by most Puerto Ricans in the United States.

PALANTE, Photographs by Michael Abramson with essays by Young Lords. First published in 1971.

!PALANTE, SIEMPRE PALANTE! The Young Lords, Documentary broadcast on national public television on POV: The American Documentary series in 1996.

EL Pueblo Se Levanta Documentary about the Young Lords produced circa 1971. Distributed by Third World Newsreel.

Articles with Young Lords
Cha Cha Jimenez

The Progressive -- Interview with Juan Gonzalez, 2000
"Young Lords Organizing Sets Example for Youth Now." Interview with Olguie Robles-Toro, 1997
"Persecution of the Young Lords," The Black Panther, May, 5, 1969.

Background Articles

Our Herstory, Casa Atabex Ache
The Young Lords and Early Chicago Puerto Rican Gangs
Young Lords Organization -Pdf file
The Young Lords of New York
Palante!: A Brief History of the Young Lords


"Between Borinquen and the Barrio," p.153-186.Concrete and Clay, Reworking Nature in New York City, by Matthew Gandy
A History of Linkage: African and Asian, African-American and Asian-American By Yuri Kochiyama
The Battle of Oakland
COINTELPRO in the 60s, excerpted from the book WAR AT HOME by Brian Glick
"I'm glad I was in the Stonewall riot." Sylvia Rivera Interview.
"The Beginning: Environmental Justice in the United States" by Analia Penchaszadeh
South Bronx Clean Air Coalition, Victory in the South Bronx. By Marian Feinberg
Learning From the Past. Activism and Latino Solidarity
A Conversation with Ernesto Quinonez, Author of Bodega Dreams
Juan Sanchez: Conviciones Grabadas,