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Mapping Resistance: The Young Lords in El Barrio

By Kaity Modesto As a proud native from Washington Heights, I can be a little cocky. Anytime I have to commute to the east side or go downtown on the weekends, I overthink it.  It’s a mission to get…

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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…