The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation

The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation[KINDLE] ❥ The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation ➛ Darrel Wanzer-Serrano – Oaklandjobs.co.uk The Young Lords was a multi ethnic, though primarily Nuyorican, liberation organization that formed in El Barrio Spanish Harlem in July of Responding to oppressive approaches to the health, education The Young Lords was a multi ethnic, York Young PDF/EPUB Ä though primarily Nuyorican, liberation organization that formed in El Barrio Spanish Harlem in July ofResponding to oppressive approaches to the health, educational, and political needs of the Puerto Rican community, the movement s revolutionary activism included organized protests and sit ins targeting such concerns as trash pickups and lead paint hazards The Young Lords advanced a thirteen point political program that demanded community control of their institutions and land and challenged the exercise of power by the state and outsider run The New PDF/EPUB ² institutions In The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation, Darrel Wanzer Serrano details the numerous community initiatives that advanced decolonial sensibilities in El Barrio and beyond Using archival research and interviews, he crafts an engaging account of the Young Lords discourse and activism He rescues the organization from historical obscurity and makes an argument for its continued relevance, enriching and informing contemporary discussions about Latino a politics. An excellent books that treats the early work of the New York Young Lord s as a site of rhetorical invention, and as a touchstone for theorizing a language for de colonial struggle I was hoping for a littlerichness in historical detail in some of the praxis chapters, but I understand the author has a slightly different agenda This is very much a work of communication theory, muchso than a history of the movement. Books like this have the very difficult task of living in two worlds On one hand, they need to be useful to the social movements that birthed their subjects in this case the street corner politics of the Young Lords On the other hand, they also have to jump through academic hoops just to find a publisher Wanzer Serrano accomplishes this mission with grace and style This book will also be very instructive as issues of migration, colonialism and race take center stage again in activist concer Books like this have the very difficult task of living in two worlds On one hand, they need to be useful to the social movements that birthed their subjects in this case the street corner politics of the Young Lords On the other hand, they also have to jump through academic hoops just to find a publisher Wanzer Serrano accomplishes this mission with grace and style This book will also be very instructive as issues of migration, colonialism and race take center stage again in activist concerns Well done

The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation
  • Hardcover
  • 244 pages
  • The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation
  • Darrel Wanzer-Serrano
  • 06 January 2017
  • 1439912025