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    • Ana Encarnación video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Puerto Ricans--Personal narratives; Spanish language--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community...
    • Ana Encarnación is from the San Juan metropolitan area of Puerto Rico and describes growing up there in the late 1930s and 1940s. She arrived in Chicago in the 1950s, settling in Old Town, along the border dividing Old Town from neighboring...
    • America “Mecca” Sorrentini inerview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Puerto Ricans--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago; Puerto Rico--Autonomy and...
    • America Sorrentini was born in Puerto Rico. She moved first to Boston and then to Chicago, arriving in the 1970s. Ms. Sorentini's parents were prominent organizers and activists in the struggle for Puerto Rican self-determination, working primarily...
    • Primitivo Cruz video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Puerto Ricans--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago; Puerto Rico--Autonomy and...
    • Primitivo Cruz is a Young Lord at heart who studied at DePaul University. He has researched and written several poems and papers on the Young Lords. Mr. Cruz performed several of his poems and songs at the Young Lords 40th Anniversary, celebrating...
    • Obed López-Zacarias video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Puerto Ricans--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago; Puerto...
    • Obed López-Zacarias is founder of the Latin American Defense Organization (LADO), that organized for a caseworker union and for the dignified treatment of welfare recipients at the Wicker Park Welfare Office of Chicago. LADO was also instrumental...
    • David Mojica video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Puerto Ricans--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago; Puerto...
    • David Mojica is a very important, unsung hero in the history of Puerto Ricans in Chicago. He has volunteered his services in Humboldt Park. Mr. Mojica has been the head of the Cocineros union for many years, helping to provide jobs and distributing...
    • Higinio Lazano video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago
    • Higinio Lozano arrived in Chicago and settled in the La Clark neighborhood in 1947. He later moved to North Avenue and Sedgwick in Old Town, right across the street from Lincoln Park, and lived there until the 1980s. Mr. Lozano is considered the...
    • John “Oppress” Preston video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago
    • John “Oppress” Preston was a leading member of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP). His role within the party was to set up and distribute the BPP newspaper throughout the state of Illinois. Though the BPP started in Oakland,...
    • Hy Thurman video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago; Rural-urban migration--Illinois--Chicago;...
    • Hy Thurman arrived in Chicago when he was seventeen years old from a small farming town in eastern Tennessee. Mr. Thurman co-founded the Young Patriots. In 1969, the Young Patriots became part of the original Rainbow Coalition, along with the Young...
    • University press releases, March 1989

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from March 1989 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, December 1996

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from December 1996 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, October 2000

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from October 2000 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, July 2006

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from July 2006 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, October 1969

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from October 1969 submitted by University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, May 1970

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from May 1970 submitted by University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, September 1995

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from September 1995 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, February 2009

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from February 2009 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, January 2011

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from January 2011 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, February 1976

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from February 1976 submitted by University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, February 2004

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from February 2004 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.

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