Palante, Volume 2, Number 16

Published by
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969
Subject of
Palante, 1970 - 1972
Roldán, Julio, American, died 1970
Davila, Anibal, 1925 - 1970
Moore, Raymond Lavon, American, 1945 - 1970
ink on paper
H x W x D: 17 1/4 × 11 1/2 in. (43.8 × 29.2 cm)
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Cuba, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
December 11, 1970
A copy of Palante newspaper, volume 2, number 16 with an orange, black, and white illustration on the front cover. The illustration depicts a police officer with the head of a pig, standing behind three graves. The graves have headstones with names listed from left to right [ANNiBAL / DAViLA/R. LAVON/MOORE / JULiO / ROLDAN]. In front of the graves is an open fourth grave in the lower right corner. The headstone for the fourth grave features large question mark. In the background is an exterior wall with a window behind the proper right shoulder of the police man. A man is seen with an arm raised outside the barred window, yelling. In the upper right quadrant is a pair of doors. At the top of front is the masthead, outlined in black, black type reads: [PALANTE / 25 / cents / LATIN REVOLUTIONARY NEWS SERVICE / YOUNG LORDS PARTY]. The masthead features a silhouette of the logo of the Young Lords Party on the right side. The logo includes the text: [TENGO PUERTO RICO / EN MI / CORAZON / YLP].The bottom of the front is a rectangle listing the volume and number, featured article titles, and date. The paper consists of twenty-three pages in both English and Spanish.
African American
Political organizations
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Data Source
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