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Resistance in El Barrio

Community calendar Resistance in El Barrio: Preserving and Building Community' on East Harlem Preservation! Historic event sponsored by Picture the Homeless this Friday featuring presentation of "Palante, Siempre Palante" by Iris Morales and performance by the Welfare Poets! Check it out! Time: May 15, 7 to 10 p.m. Location: Taino Towers, NYC's East Harlem Organized By: Picture the Homeless/The Welfare Poets Event Description: Picture the Homeless and the Welfare Poets will sponsor an evening of documentary film, music, discussion and celebration about the history and current possibilities of resistance to economic and social injustice in El Barrio. ¡PALANTE, SIEMPRE PALANTE! is a documetary film by Iris Morales, about the activities of the Young Lords Party in New York City. In the midst of the African American civil rights struggle, protests to end the Vietnam War and the women’s movement for equality, Puerto Rican and Latino communities fought for the empow