¡PALANTE, SIEMPRE PALANTE!
the midst of the African American liberation struggle, protests to end
the Vietnam War and the women's movement for equality, Puerto Rican and
Latino/a communities fought for economic, racial and social justice.
From the streets of Chicago to the barrios of New York City and other urban
centers, the Young Lords emerged to demand decent living conditions and
raised a militant voice for the empowerment of Puerto Ricans and other
Latino/as in the United States and for the end to the colonial status of zation independence of Puerto Rico.
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can purchase or rent the documentary from Third World Newsreel.
in New York City.
|Broadcast on national public television
as part of POV: The American Documentary Series and receipient of the Silver Apple Award from the National
!Palante, Siempre Palante! The Young Lords documents the period from 1969 through the organization's demise in 1976.
on-camera interviews with former members, archival footage, photographs
and music, the documentary surveys Puerto Rican history, the Young
Lords' political vision and actions, and the organization's
Video clip credits:
Photographs: Michael Abramson and Max Colon
Footage: Third World Newsreel, Uberto Sagramoso, Frank Algarin
Graphic Designer: Edgardo Miranda; Narrator: Patria Rodriguez