The Young Lords, New York @50 Activism: Past & Present

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY 10037

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Join us as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Young Lords in New York—with this public kick-off event. The Young Lords, New York @50 - Activism: Past and Present, features New York Young Lords veterans in conversation, performance, poetry, iconic images, book signings and community fellowship.

Learn about the history of the young people who, inspired by the Black Panther Party and the Young Lords of Chicago, sparked revolutionary change in El Barrio, the lower Eastside, the South Bronx, and throughout oppressed urban communities across the country. Scheduled presenters include Juan Gonzalez, Jamal Joseph, Felipe Luciano, Mickey Melendez, Denise Oliver-Velez, Carlito Rovira, Moderator Dr. Johanna Fernandez, with performance by mahina movement, Nuyorican Poet Jani Rose and percussionist Xen Medina.

Free and open to the public.

#YoungLords50NY | www.younglordsny.org | YoungLords50NY@gmail.com



FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED
For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.

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Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

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Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Ayofemi Kirby at angelamontefinise@nypl.org .

Please note that professional photography and video recordings are prohibited without expressed consent.

All Tickets are non-refundable !


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