A short history of the massacre in Puerto Rico of peaceful demonstrators calling for the release of imprisoned separatist leader Pedro Campos by police acting on the orders of the US-appointed governor.
Attached are digital copies of nearly all the newspapers published by the Young Lords Organization in Chicago and Milwaukee between 1969-71. We do not agree with much of the politics of the newspapers, but reproduce them for reference.
A critique of the Young Lords lack of internal democracy and its contribution towards their decline. We do not agree with some aspects of this article (positive perspective on nationalism, democratic centralism), but feel it provides some other valuable information.
An interview with some organizers of the 3rd North American Anarchist Studies Network conference. The interview touches upon why the conference was held in Puerto Rico and the existence of anarchism on the island.
An interview with Chicago Puerto Rican historian Mervin Mendez conducted by Erika Rodriguez for the Chicago Gang History Project. In it Mendez explains the context for the development of Puerto Rican gangs in Chicago.
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