A young man holds up a sign that reads "Grito del Barrio, 1975, Declara Guerra en la Pobreza" during the Hostos Community College demonstrations

Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006

Photograph by Carlos Ortiz of a young man holding a sign during the Hostos Community College protests to save the college from closing in 1976 due to the NYC fiscal crisis. The sign reads "Grito del Barrio, 1975, declara guerra en la pobreza," translated in English to "The Neighborhood Cries, 1975, States War on Poverty." After a 20-day takeover, the protests were successful in saving the college from closing.


Date
1976, Date created
Creator
Carlos Ortiz
Document Type
Photograph: color photographs
Identifier
CaOr_b24_Hostos_Takeover_pg02_0003
Related Keywords
Activism, Activism, Protests, Education
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
City University of New York. Hostos Community College
Related Places
South Bronx (depicts)
Citation
Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006. A young man holds up a sign that reads "Grito del Barrio, 1975, Declara Guerra en la Pobreza" during the Hostos Community College demonstrations: CaOr_b24_Hostos_Takeover_pg02_0003. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 22 Sep 2019.
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