E–pub [We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords] by Miguel Meléndez

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  • We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords
  • Miguel Meléndez
  • English
  • 22 September 2018
  • 9780813535593

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Free download We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords Free download ☆ We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords Î PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Miguel Meléndez õ 2 Download 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. This book is great I ve been talking about it all over the place I didn t know very much about the Young Lords and this book tells the stories of a lot of their direct action and organizational history with a great grounding in the history culture of Puerto Rico and Nuyoricans BUT I borrowed this book from Michelle and she warned accurately that you read the book constantly feeling like why don t you ask some women about their experience though Melendez does acknowledge the women s movement in Young Lords I still left feeling like the analysis was only as deep as women were empowered we men kind of recognized it we fucked things up in the movement by cheating on our women partners constantly Still an excellent book and great resource

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We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords

Free download We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords Free download ☆ We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords Î PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Miguel Meléndez õ 2 Download Oir Melendez describes with the unsparing eye of an insider the idealism anger and vitality of the Lords as they rose to become the most respected and powerful voice of Puerto Rican empowerment in the country He also traces the internal ideological disputes that led the group but not the mission to fracture in 1972 Written with passion and compelling detail We Took the Streets tells the story of how one group took on the establishment and wo. I uestioned the validity of this book the deeper I got into it Liked it until their philosophy changed from social reformers to militants w a manifesto They totally lost their way and completely fell apart

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Free download We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords Free download ☆ We Took The Streets Fighting For Latino Rights With The Young Lords Î PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Miguel Meléndez õ 2 Download 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 13th Century Russian Princes 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 The Hound of Ulster 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 Unpeople Victims of British Policy 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 Men in White Suits 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 Dune 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