5 Things History Books Won’t Tell You About the Young Lords’ Activism


Another example of a street organization from Chicago expanding into other things… coincidence? I think not….

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords was a Chicago street gang-turned-national political and social action organization fighting for the liberation, self-determination and justice of Puerto Ricans, Latinxs and Third World people in the late 1960s to the mid-1970s. The members were largely the children of Puerto Rican migrants, a growing population in barrios across the Northeast who journeyed to the United States mainland in search of economic and housing opportunities. Instead of possibility, they saw poverty, discrimination, and exploitation. Continue reading

Marshawn Lynch is buying up real estate in Oakland to combat gentrification

People sleep on this dude just because he seems “hood” but he stay on some good shit especially in Tha Town…. never judge a black man by European standards….

Beast Mode is the best. And I mean that every every possible way. He appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher recently where he was asked about Donald Trump attacking his character as “unpatriotic” for not standing for the National Anthem. Beastmode responded as only Beastmode can. Continue reading