Radical Puerto Rican nationalist group born in Chicago as a reformed gang, the Young Lords expanded to New York City in 1969 when a group of young New Yorkers, inspired by the Black Panthers, sought to create something similar for the city's Puerto Rican community. The group quickly made a name for itself by combining aggressive, confrontational tactics with brilliant media savvy.
From their own hard-won experience, they show that there is hope for our frightening race problem, that whites and African-Americans can live together in peace. This revised and expanded edition includes a new introduction, a new afterword, a new study guide, updated resources and a new chapter by Spencer, "Playing the Grace Card." In compellingly practical detail, Chris and Spencer present their hope, which is boldly and radically Christian. "The cause of racial reconciliation needs…
America's Current Racial Caste System Theorist Iris Marion Young's birdcage metaphor: "If one thinks about racism by examining only one wire of the cage, or one form of disadvantage, it is difficult to understand how and why the bird is trapped. Only a large number of wires..." (slide 15 of 17; all data from The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander) [click on this image to find a bundle of videos on intersectionality, and use them to compare and contrast with the birdcage metaphor]
Anton Wilhelm Amo or Anthony William Amo (1703 – ca. 1759) was born in what is now Ghana, taken to Europe, and became a respected philosopher and teacher at the universities of Halle and Jena in Germany. He was the first African known to have attended a European university.
The theme of the dinner, to be held in Washington, is a “Time for Care,” organizers announced. Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards said Mr. Obama has done more than any president in history for women’s health and rights so she is delighted to have him help promote the gala dinner with his presence.