The Latino/a Education Network Service (LENS)
history, culture and politics of Latino/a communities in the United
States. Through education, community events, workshops, and other
activities, LENS provides information and projects about the
Puerto Rican and Latino/a experience.
Siempre Palante! is a documentary about
the history of the Young Lords. Through interviews with former members
and archival footage, the dynamic and
vibrant story is told. Produced by former member
Iris Morales, the award-winning
film now available on DVD.
At a crossroads
in US history, the Young Lords fought for human
rights of Puerto Ricans and other oppressed people. Known for bold
actions and dramatic protests, they brought attention to the dire
conditions that people were living in the 1960s and 70s paving the way
for progressivel changes. View clip.
Puerto Ricans live in the United States than in Puerto Rico - the
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