posted May 17, 2019:
"The Young Lords, a radical civil rights organization comprised of mainly Puerto Ricans, took over the Nurse’s Residence building at Lincoln Hospital in July of 1970 in an attempt to bring light to the maltreatment of oppressed New Yorkers. Although controversial, their actions were essential for the improvement of the hospital and the community around it, as it caused the city to refocus its priorities regarding public health."
posted March 2, 2021
"July 14, 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the Lincoln Hospital takeover, when the New York Young Lords – a revolutionary community group composed of Latinx and Black New Yorkers – occupied the South Bronx health care facility for 12 hours, demanding better care, improved conditions, and a variety of patient and worker rights for the communities of color that Lincoln Hospital served and employed."