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UPinion: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

UPinion: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

By Joanna Castro (@castroegan) How often do things stay the same and how often do they really change? Visiting two great shows: The Great Migration and Presente! The Young Lords in New York, I am reminded that many, if not all, of the social issues these two exhibits reflect have changed little decades later. Today, […]


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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