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Juan Gonzalez Moderates the Panel: The Young Lords Party and the Modern Latino Community

New York, NY

September 23, 2015 | Wednesday | 7:30 pm

KJCC Auditorium

53 Washington Square South,
New York, NY, 10012 ( see map )
The first in a series hosted by the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center called Latinos and Modern U.S. Society —A Series of Public Conversations, moderated by Juan González, Andres Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations at NYU.

This conversation will feature:

Iris Morales, former leader of the Young Lords Party and producer of the PBS documentary, Palante, Siempre Palante!
Miguel Melendez, founding member of New York Young Lords and author of We Took the Streets: Fighting for Latino Rights with the Young Lords.
Johanna Fernandez, assistant professor of history, Baruch College, author of the forthcoming book, When the World Was Their Stage: A History of the Young Lords Party, 1968-1974.
Darrel Wanzer-Serrano, assistant professor of communications studies, University of Iowa, author of The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation.

This event is free and open to the public. ID required for entry.

Juan González

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Juan González has been a professional journalist for more than 40 years and was a staff columnist at the New York Daily News from 1987 to 2016. He is a two-time recipient of the George Polk Award for commentary (1998 and 2010) and was inducted into the Deadline Club’s New York Journalism Hall of Fame in 2015. A professor of Journalism and Media...