Time & Life, Nuestra Dignidad no se vende!
Lourdes Torres Papers, 1968-2000
Protester holding sign with slogan "Time & Life, Nuestra Dignidad No Se Vende" ("Time & Life, Our Dignity is Not For Sale") during protest against the movie Fort Apache, The Bronx, 1981. "Time & Life" referred to Time-Life Television Productions Inc., producer of the film.
Bronx community groups picketed Fort Apache, The Bronx (1981), and threatened lawsuits against the producers over the negative way in which the film presented the neighborhood and ethnic minorities. The movie was a crime drama, depicting the South Bronx unfavorably.
1981, Date accepted
Photograph: b & w photographs
Discrimination, Protests, Racism
Related PlacesThe Bronx
(is referenced), Brooklyn
Lourdes Torres Papers, 1968-2000. Time & Life, Nuestra Dignidad no se vende!: LoTo_b15_f11_578_X. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 10 Aug 2020.
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