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“Still in crisis” | Manhattan Times

“Still in crisis” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Nelliebelle Cordero is distressed. The 41-year-old mother of three came to New York City after her home in Arecibo, Puerto Rico was destroyed by Hurricane María. She arrived in the city last November to stay with family members, but could remain there only very briefly. After applying for assistance from the Federal […]


Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York | NY Times

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York | NY Times

John Leland of the NY Times penned a must-read article on Uptown super-hero Lin-Manuel Miranda. The piece delves into Lin’s formative NYC experiences as well as the importance of his family in his creative process. Click below for more. Read more: Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York Related: Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda to […]


Spread Love: Toys 4 Puerto Rico

Spread Love: Toys 4 Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico may be down but it is certainly not out. Uptown superhero Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with Toys “R” Us to bring a little joy and magic to the children of Puerto Rico for Three Kings Day on January 6, 2018. They have already blown through the initial goal of providing 10,000 toys […]


Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Congress: You have the power to help Puerto Rico

Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Congress: You have the power to help Puerto Rico

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Unity March for Puerto Rico held in D.C. | Manhattan Times

Unity March for Puerto Rico held in D.C. | Manhattan Times

Story by Desiree Johnson, Debralee Santos, and Cristóbal Vivar Photos by Cristóbal Vivar “You are not forgotten.” It was the latest word of tribute and affection offered by lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda to, by his own admission, one of his greatest loves – Puerto Rico. He spoke before thousands at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., […]


Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying

Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying

Uptown superhero, Lin-Manuel Miranda, has done it again. In record time, he gathered some of the biggest names in Latin music to put together the infectious Almost Like Praying. Artists such as J Lo, Marc Anthony, Ruben Blades, Juan Luis Guerra, Gloria Estefan and many more did their thing on this impressive feat of solidarity. […]


#InstagramUptown: #UptownUNIDOS

#InstagramUptown: #UptownUNIDOS

A post shared by Manhattan Times (@manhattantimes_) on Oct 7, 2017 at 10:48am PDT We did it Uptown. We came together as a community for the #uptownUNIDOS fundraising extravaganza for our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico and Mexico. Elected officials, community stakeholders, students and people from all walks of life stopped in to help […]


Harlem teen joins Community Board to tackle neighborhood issues | NY Daily News

Harlem teen joins Community Board to tackle neighborhood issues | NY Daily News

BY Kerry Burke, Ginger Adams Otis | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A Harlem teen determined to change the world is tackling some of the city’s biggest challenges — one community board meeting at a time. Victoria Pannell, 16, stopped on her way into her inaugural session as a member of Community Board 10 on Wednesday […]


Spread Love: Powermalu Ft. Ruperto Vanderpool – Mentiroso

Spread Love: Powermalu Ft. Ruperto Vanderpool - Mentiroso

This new Powermalu video, featuring the super talented Ruperto Vanderpool, is a semi-parody video of fake celebrity culture and social media. Must-Watch. Enjoy!


How the NYPD is using social media to put Harlem teens behind bars | The Verge

How the NYPD is using social media to put Harlem teens behind bars | The Verge

By Ben Popper The Henry brothers, Asheem and Jelani, were born exactly one year apart to the day, in the warm Junes of 1991 and ‘92. “I always felt there was something special about that,” says their mother Alethia. “A little bit of magic.” The two grew up together in their mother’s small apartment on […]


The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide

The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Social media has changed, literally, everything. It has toppled governments, upended regimes and cast much-needed light on atrocities and bad behavior across the globe. Events that take place halfway around the world are beamed almost immediately to our computer screens and smartphones with a speed that borders on the magical. Social […]


The LATISM Annual Conference Kicks Off Thursday, September 19th

The LATISM Annual Conference Kicks Off Thursday, September 19th

That’s right people; LATISM’s (Latinos In Social Media) Annual Conference kicks off on Thursday, September 19th. At the Waldorf Astoria, no less. This is a big deal folks. The Uptown Collective will definitely be in attendance and our very own wellness contributor, Eileen Z. Fuentes, will be moderating a panel, entitled “Our Latino Diet: Eating […]


Op-Led: Virtual Murder – Homophobia, Social Media & the Death of Tyler Clementi

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Those were the last words the world would hear from Tyler Clementi. The terrified and tormented man-child, who ended his short and promising life by leaping to his death from the GWB on Wednesday September 22nd. The very next week, Wednesday September 29th, Inwood resident, Jim Swimm, was exploring the woods […]

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