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Carmen De La Rosa

It’s Time for Us to Lead

By Carmen De La Rosa (@CnDelarosa) I have long been inspired by the voices, ideas and energy of my peers in making change. Here Uptown, young people are driving conversations about gentrification, community preservation and pushing back against the…

4thofjuly - American Flag - Bridge

Why I Am Running: Rita McKee

My name is Rita McKee and I am running as a progressive, independent, alternative to Charles B. Rangel for Congress in New York’s 13th Congressional District. Why am I running? I believe in the United States with my whole heart;…

Ydanis Speaks - UC

Help Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez Spend A Million Dollars

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That’s right, Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez has $1 Million in discretionary funds to spend on capital improvement projects within the district and he is going directly to the people to find out how to spend it.…

Wheels School March - Washington Heights

Postmarked for success | Manhattan Times News

Story and photos by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer The WHEELS were turning – and they would not be deterred. This past Fri., Dec. 13th, the students of the Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS) marched out on the street, yelling…

The Future Project: Creating Dreamers Uptown

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) On September 13th and 20th, Led Black from the Uptown Collective came to address the 5th period Future Project class at The College Academy, which is housed in the George Washington High…