Friday, August 21, 2009

Commemorating the 40-year anniversary of the Young Lords ---> Tonight!!

The Party for Socialism and Liberation invites you to a Public Meeting:
Honoring the 40th Anniversary of the Young Lords Party

Friday, August 21, 7pm
2295 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., at 135th St.
(2/3 or B/C to 135th Street)

One third of the Puerto Rican people live in the United States.. They
came here like other working class people in search of a better life
promised to them by US propaganda. Instead, they found a continuation
of colonial oppression from super- exploitation in sweatshops, greedy
slumlords, police brutality and white racist gangs. And in order to
enhance and justify the U.S. government efforts at genocide, Puerto
Ricans endured a barrage of attacks on their national identity by the
mass media and in the public education system.

40 years ago this Summer, the Young Lords, a defiant and revolutionary
force of Latin@ youths, which emerged out of the concrete
circumstances of this country, have become an inspiring example for
the struggle today against the vile racist and exploitative system of

Come hear a presentation by former Young Lord Carlito Rovira on why
the lessons of that experience apply today, as the need to build a
revolutionary movement remains an urgent task. The meeting will also
feature ex-Young Lord member and filmmaker Iris Morales.

Contact the PSL at 212-694-8762 or for
more information.


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