Posts Tagged ‘Black Panthers’

Uptown Film: Black Panther pens love letter to Harlem | Salon

Uptown Film: Black Panther pens love letter to Harlem | Salon

BY PETER COOPER “We don’t necessarily have to have something blow up in the first five minutes,” said Jamal Joseph. “We don’t necessarily have to have a laugh in the first 30 seconds in order to get an audience involved if we have a real representation, if people can see, hear and feel themselves on […]


The Art and Activism of the Young Lords | Wall Street Journal

The Art and Activism of the Young Lords | Wall Street Journal

By Mark Armao When garbage started piling up on East Harlem sidewalks in the late 1960s because of irregular trash collection, a group of young activists decided to intervene. They dragged the discarded mattresses, old refrigerators and abandoned cars into the street, blocking traffic in a dramatic protest. They then set the garbage aflame. The […]


Spread Love: İPRESENTE! The Young Lords in New York

Spread Love: İPRESENTE! The Young Lords in New York

On view July 22, 2015 – October 17, 2015 İPresente! The Young Lords in New York explores the legacy of the Young Lords in East Harlem, the Bronx and the Lower East Side, focusing on specific political events that the Young Lords organized in these locations. El Museo’s exhibition draws from works in the museum’s own collection […]

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