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Puerto Rico in My Heart: 50 Years of Young Lords

Young Lords exhibit

Young Lords exhibit

Date and Time

Friday, November 2, 2018
All Day


  • Mary Idema Pew Library » Exhibition Space


September 26-November 14

Puerto Rico in My Heart: 50 Years of Young Lords

This multimedia exhibit presents a look into the history of the Young Lords organization in honor of the 50th anniversary of their transformation from gang to political activists, who fought for social justice in urban Chicago. The exhibit features materials from Special Collections & University Archives alongside clips of oral histories conducted by Jose “Cha-Cha” Jimenez, founder of the Young Lords movement.   



Leigh Rupinski, Archivist for Public Services and Community Engagement,



This event also occurred on 9/26/2018, 9/27/2018, 9/28/2018, 9/29/2018, 9/30/2018, 10/1/2018, 10/2/2018, 10/3/2018, 10/4/2018, 10/5/2018 and 39 others


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