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UPinion: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

By Joanna Castro (@castroegan) How often do things stay the same and how often do they really change? Visiting two great shows: The Great Migration and Presente! The Young Lords in New York, I am reminded that many, if…

McDonalds Protest - The New Yorker - Washington Heights

Inside the Fast-Food Labor Protests | The New Yorker

By William Finnegan For the customers, nothing has changed in the big, busy McDonald’s on Broadway at West 181st Street, in Washington Heights. Promotions come and go—during the World Cup, the French-fry package was suddenly not red but decorated…

National Black Theatre - Trayvon Martin

Facing Our Truth @ The National Black Theatre

February 5 – 10, 2014 Opening Night – Feb. 5th  TICKETS ON SALE NOW! General Admission $25 Facing Our Truth: 10-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege Playwrights: Dominique Morisseau, Winter Miller, Dan O’Brien with Grammy Award-Winner Quetzal Flores, Marcus Gardley, Mona Mansour and Tala…

Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station: The Review

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Before we even begin this, I must say that while I feel that this is one of the most important and powerful films I have ever seen, this a tough movie to watch. It is…

Todos Somos Trayvon – Uptown Stands Up For Trayvon Martin

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Video & Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) Washington Heights stood in solidarity yesterday with the outrage and outright disgust that is sweeping the nation after George Zimmerman was found Not Guilty in the…

Washington Heights Demands Justice For Trayvon Martin

Uptown Cares: Justice For Trayvon

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) “It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and…

UC Certified: Art & Protest @ The Shabazz Center

Shabazz Center at the Audubon presents 
ART & PROTEST June 3 – August 18, 2013 Images of Peace, Protest and Human Rights Photo Exhibit A dynamic collection of images detailing the Social and Civil movements in America through the…

Uptowners Protest Stop & Frisk

Uptowners Rally Downtown Against Stop-and-Frisk | The Uptowner

By Kaitlyn Wells Protesters, many from Harlem and Washington Heights, gathered in Union Square yesterday afternoon to demonstrate against police brutality and stop-and-frisk tactics. The October 22 Coalition, which organized the rally, planned events in cities across the country…