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Racism

Netflix Love: When They See Us

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) When They See Us, the latest project from the paradigm shifting director Ava DuVernay, is difficult to watch. In fact, in the first few minutes of watching the searing series you will feel the white-hot…

Heil Trump

Spread Love It’s The Uptown Way

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on May 24, 2019 at 11:58am PDT I took this picture at exactly 8:56 pm this past Saturday on the little stretch of…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #Facts

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#WCW: Pelosi Claps Back

BY Led Black (@Led_Black)   Cardi P is not playing. The queen of clap back has once again dragged the racist, dangerously incompetent buffoon in the Oval Office. Miss Pelosi if you’re nasty just pimp slapped Trump like the…

OZY Take on America @ Riverside Church

Uptown On TV 📺: Take On America On PBS

Our Editor-In-Chief, Led Black, had the honor of taking part in a next generation public forum at the venerable Riverside Church on October 22. The global digital magazine Ozy produced the televised debate, which is part of a new…

New ICE tactics raise concerns | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi When ICE knocks, you don’t have to open the door. A recent video from Clayton, North Carolina, reveals a pre-dawn raid conducted by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) where Juan Oliva, 33, says goodbye to his…

OZY Take on America @ Riverside Church

10/22/18: Take On America @ Riverside Church

Join the global digital magazine Ozy for a televised debate on Monday, October 22 from 6 pm to 9 pm at the venerable Riverside Church. The new show Take On America will be making a stop in our neck…

De Blasio to NYPD: stop arrests for pot smoking | Manhattan Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered the New York Police Department (NYPD) to stop arresting New Yorkers who are caught smoking marijuana in public. On Sunday, the mayor informed the police to instead issue summonses for public marijuana smoking.…

Summit on Latinos Returns | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The second summit is coming. There are 2.4 million Latinos in New York City, according to the city’s Department of City Planning (DCP). Next month, a conference focused on the needs and concerns of nearly a…

Minorities targeted for pot arrests | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen New Yorkers of color are being targeted over whites for marijuana arrests, according to a police reform advocacy group. Citing statistics from the state’s Division of Criminal Justice Services, the Police Reform Organizing Project (PROP) said…