Stop the Movie "Fort Apache", It's Anti Puerto Rican, Anti Black (Committee Against Fort Apache)
Lourdes Torres Papers, 1968-2000
Committee Against Fort Apache protest of the crime drama film Fort Apache, The Bronx, which depicted the South Bronx as rife with prostitutes, drug dealers and violence. Bronx community groups picketed the movie and threatened lawsuits against the producers over the negative way in which the film presented the neighborhood and ethnic minorities.
circa 1980, Date accepted
Photograph: b & w photographs
Films, Protests, Racism, Activism, Afro-Latino experience
Individuals or Organizations MentionedCommittee Against Fort Apache
Related PlacesSouth Bronx
Lourdes Torres Papers, 1968-2000. Stop the Movie "Fort Apache", It's Anti Puerto Rican, Anti Black (Committee Against Fort Apache): LoTo_b15_f11_577. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 10 Aug 2020.
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Library & Archive
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