Palante, Volume 3, Number 17

Published by
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969
Subject of
Palante, 1970 - 1972
ink on paper
H x W x D: 17 1/8 × 11 9/16 in. (43.5 × 29.4 cm)
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
October 9, 1971
A copy of Palante newspaper, volume 3, number 17. The newspaper is printed in both English and Spanish. One half of the paper reads one way and is all in Spanish, the other reads in the opposite direction and is in all English. One cover side has a photograph of a man in a crowd holding a sign with an image of the Lares flag of 1868 and a man lying on top with arms outstretched, facing upward. Surrounding the image and the central text is a thin, black, patterned border. Central type starts in the upper left and extends to the lower right and reads [THE / STRUGGLE / FOR / THE / LIBERATION OF PUERTO / RICO CONTINUES... / JOIN US ON OCT. 30]. At the top is the masthead, outlined in black, with black type that reads: [PALANTE / 25 / cents / LATIN REVOLUTIONARY NEWS SERVICE / YOUNG LORDS PARTY]. The masthead features a silhouette of the Young Lords Party logo on the right side. The logo includes type that reads: [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 interior consists of twenty-three pages.
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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