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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.

Documentary about the Young Lords produced circa 1971. Distributed by Third World Newsreel.

Articles with Young Lords

The Black Panther, May, 5, 1969.

Background Articles


by Matthew Gandy
By Yuri Kochiyama
Author of Bodega Dreams