Imagining Lessons from the Young Lords -- Forever Young

November 21, 2021

Over 50 years ago in July of 2020, the Young Lords -- a revolutionary community group of Hispanic and Black New Yorkers occupied Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx for 12 hours.  Long known as a "butcher shop," they demanded better care, improved conditions, and a variety of patient and worker rights for the communities of color that Lincoln served and employed.  Our guest Felipe Luciano is a Puerto Rican American activist, co-founder of The Last Poets and the New York chapter of the Young Lords where he was elected chairma

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344
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The Radical Imagination

The Radical Imagination looks at radical alternatives of what the United States could be like, offering a safe space in which people can discuss what they imagine in order to transform the criminal justice system, economic system, political system, etc.; understanding that the same issues that...

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