ISBN-10:
0996827617
ISBN-13:
9780996827614
Pub. Date:
11/01/2016
Publisher:
Red Sugarcane Press, Inc.
Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords, 1969-1976

Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords, 1969-1976

by Iris Morales

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ISBN-13: 9780996827614
Publisher: Red Sugarcane Press, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 1,313,720
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Iris Morales is an educator and lifelong community activist. She brings her legacy of social justice activism to projects with young people, teachers, and media producers promoting human rights and the decolonization of Puerto Rico. For thirty years, Ms. Morales has built organizations dedicated to grassroots organizing, community empowerment, and media. As the founder and editor of Red Sugarcane Press, she publishes books about the Puerto Rican and Latin@ Diasporas in the Americas.

Ms. Morales was a member of the Young Lords for five years serving as Deputy Minister of Education and a co-founder of its Women's Caucus and Women's Union.

Ms. Morales travels nationally as a public speaker at colleges, universities, and community venues. She is an attorney, a graduate of New York University School of Law, and earned an MFA in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College in New York.

Table of Contents

PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
- Unveiling and Preserving a Puerto Rican Historical Memory, EDNA ACOSTA-BELÉN
PART 1. HERSTORY OF THE YOUNG LORDS
- The Young Lords' Early Years, 1969-1971: An Overview, IRIS MORALES
- Women Organizing Women, IRIS MORALES
- Thirteen-Point Program and Platform (1970)
- New Directions to Shattered Dreams, IRIS MORALES
PART 2. PALANTE SIEMPRE REFLECTIONS
- The Excitement Was in the Streets! DENISE OLIVER-VÉLEZ
- Woman, Dominican, and Young Lord, MARTHA ARGUELLO
- From Young Lord to Union Organizer, MINERVA SOLLA
- Philadelphia Young Lords and the Role of Women, GLORIA M. RODRÍGUEZ
- The Final Days and the Struggle Continues, DIANA CABALLERO
PART 3. FROM THE FRONTLINES
- Power to the People!
- The Revolution within the Revolution
- Racism And Colonized Mentality
- Changing Directions
AFTERWORD
- Berets and Barrettes, LENINA NADAL
- On the 40th Anniversary of the Young Lords in Chicago, IRIS MORALES
Appendix
Acknowledgements
Notes
Contributors
Index
About the Author and Editor
About Red Sugarcane Press

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