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Juan Ignacio Rosa

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #NYCPride

Let’s remember that #NYCPride celebrates the moment in 1969 when men & women stood up to fight back against police harassment & societal repression. In these uncertain times, it is uplifting to know that we’ve been down before and…

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The Uptown Tweet of the Week: The Struggle Is Real

Earlier tonight I was on an Uptown bound 1 Train and sat across this woman who was hauling her belongings in different bags. It broke my heart. I refuse to accept that the bottom line of landlords & developers…

Uptown Video: No Love For Ted Cruz In The Bronx

We got your New York Values right here. S/O to Rebel Diaz for letting the right-wing hate monger Ted Cruz know that he is not at all welcome in the BX. Shame on Democratic Party Senator Ruben Diaz Sr.…

UPinion: On Myth and Opportunity – #FeelTheBern

BY Juan Ignacio Rosa (@JuanRosa_NYC) Like many Democratic voters my age and younger, I #FeelTheBern. We perceive in Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination the best hope for addressing the structural inequalities that are robbing…

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Politicking With The People: A Q&A With Juan Ignacio Rosa

BY Dominican Pie (@DominicanPie) Our Politicking With The People series delves into the politicians, activists and people that make up the political landscape Uptown and beyond. Primary Elections go down this Tuesday, September 10th so make sure you go…

Op-Ed: Marriage Equality Is A Triumph For All New Yorkers

BY Juan Ignacio Rosa Today thousands of same sex couples all around New York State will flock to their City or County Clerk offices to solidify their commitment to one another and enter an institution that has forever been…