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#TheGramUptown: The People Have Spoken

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eyeshootnyc (@eyeshootnyc) on Jul 18, 2019 at 11:33am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter &…

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UC Must-Reads: Am I an American?

Ibram X. Kendi is brilliant. The scholar, activist and author recently penned a must-read piece in The Atlantic that goes to the heart of the patently racist comments made by Tyrant Trump about the four tenacious Congresswomen known as…

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Uptown Video: Mayor Pete Buttigieg Gets Uptown Certified

Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg came Uptown to Dyckman to chop it up with the Bodega Boys. There are hookahs, brown-bagged whiskey bottles and a sushi roll called La Chapiadora involved. Believe us folks it is downright hilarious. Check…

New Yorkers call for justice in Garner death | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen “I am going to stand outside, and I am going to scream it.” Emerald Garner’s voice then rose sharply. “Pantaleo needs to be fired! Pantaleo needs to be fired!” Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, was blunt…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #RickyVeteYa🇵🇷

This is not a moment, it’s a movement. Never seen coraje (anger) turn so quickly into coraje (courage).Can’t get to 🇵🇷 in time. But I’ll be at the protests in Union Square today at 5pm.In solidarity with 🇵🇷 en…

Op-Led: I Still Can’t Breathe

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Jul 17, 2019 at 8:44am PDT 5 years ago today, Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six and a grandfather of three,…

08/03/19: The Sweet Spot Festival Presents Saturday Fish Fry

Save the date familia.The Sweet Spot Festival returns on Saturday, August 3 from 2 to 9 pm for a good old-fashioned Saturday Fish Fry at the West Harlem Pier. This time around, they are celebrating 100 years of Harlem’s…

#TheGramUptown: Spread Love It’s The Uptown Way

View this post on Instagram Quick story @where_is_ethan4 and I drove up to our building and Ethan yelled stop! 🛑 he noticed a kid playing basketball without shoes, so Ethan asked him why he playing without shoes?, “he said…

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Mood Music: Juan Luis Guerra – Literal

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Juan Luis Guerra is arguably the greatest musician the Dominican Republic has ever produced. He is also one of the greatest songwriters of all time, bar none. He is part of a rarefied class of…

Deportation raids reported | Manhattan Times

On alert. President Donald Trump has ordered deportation raids to begin on Sunday in at least 10 major cities, according to published reports. On Thursday, the New York Times reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents will begin…