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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Ivelisse Diaz, founder of Las BomPlaneras Unplugged, sings and dances to Bomba music during the 55 year celebration of the Young Lords at DePauls Cortelyou Commons on Sept. 18. Diaz brought students and faculty on stage with her, where she taught them steps and songs to Bomba music.

Young Lords celebrate 55 years of Puerto Rican resilience and look to new generation of activists

Cary Robbins, News Editor September 30, 2023

The Lincoln Park neighborhood looks far different than it did in 1970 when Hila Frontany bought her house on Diversey and Sheffield. The once Puerto Rican neighborhood has evolved to become one of the...

Ivelisse Diaz, fundadora de Las BomPlaneras Unplugged, baila Bomba durante la celebración de los 55 años de los Young Lords el 18 de septiembre.

Young Lords celebran 55 años de resiliencia puertorriqueña y guían nueva generación de activistas

Cary Robbins, News Editor September 30, 2023

El vecindario de Lincoln Park luce muy diferente de lo que era en 1970, cuando Hila Frontany compró su casa en las calles Diversey y Sheffield. El antiguo vecindario puertorriqueño ha evolucionado...

Community members, Young Lord activists, and plenty others join one another at Holy Covenant Methodist Church near the Diversey Brown Line station for a Peace March that followed a call to worship at Holy Covenant.

50 years later, Young Lords still remembered

Jonathan Aguilar, Assistant Photo Editor September 30, 2019

Young Lords activist and members of the Holy Covenant Methodist Church met on Sunday morning to host a memorial service for the fallen Young Lords and Pastor Bruce and Eugenia Johnson. The memorial was...

50 Years Young: Young Lord militants return to DePaul, peacefully this time

50 Years Young: Young Lord militants return to DePaul, peacefully this time

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor September 24, 2018

A Chicago-based group of former- gang-members-turned-political-activists marched back into DePaul University on Sept. 21 to speak out against inequality and oppression happening to Puerto Ricans and other...

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