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Uptown Video: The TODAY Show Visits The People’s Theatre Project

The TODAY Show recently came Uptown for a segment on how Lin-Manuel Miranda’s childhood playground became a stage for kids. The segment featured the indispensable People’s Theatre Project who were instrumental in that endeavor. With that said, click below…

#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 &…

Uptown Video: The Beat With Ari Melber Features Dapper Dan

Ari Melber has to be the only news anchor that regularly quotes Hi-Hop lyrics. Taking his obvious love of Hip-Hop music and culture to another level he recently did an awesome piece on Harlem icon Dapper Dan. Check it…

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,…

The Washington Heights Riots of 1992

The 1992 Washington Heights Riots Remembered

BY Led Black (@Led_Black)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Jul 4, 2019 at 1:35pm PDT July 1992 As soon as we stepped out of the 1 & 9 train…

Chancla for the win…! #bottlecapchallenge

View this post on Instagram Chancla for the win…! #bottlecapchallenge A post shared by rosariodawson (@rosariodawson) on Jul 3, 2019 at 1:32pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Support El Conuco Restaurant

My momma just opened a new Dominican restaurant uptown on the corner of Sherman & Thayer, where Viva used to be! So fucking proud of her for following her dreams always!! She’s been talking about opening up her own…

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…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Natasha

A super big shout out to I Love My Hood is in order for their excellent Humans of the Hood series. Please click play above to check out one of their profiles of BX based tattoo artist Natasha. We…