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UC Love: The En Foco Photography Fellowship

Listen up photographers, The En Foco Photography Fellowship is once again accepting applicants. The 7th Annual En Foco Photography Fellowship is designed to support photographers of color who demonstrate the highest quality of work as determined by a photography panel…

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CLOTH leader discusses Inwood development project | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Uptown residents witnessed a jolting sight in May, as the former Inwood Library building was demolished. After a giant excavator pounded the building’s facade into rubble, it became abundantly clear that the rezoning of Inwood was…

10/14/21: The Uptown Night Market

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Night Market (@uptownnightmarket) The September Edition of the Uptown Night Market was pure fuego… Folks came from Harlem and beyond to take in the culinary and cultural awesomeness. The…

No Stopping New York!

A recovery for all of us is happening right now, in every neighborhood and every borough. Our city is reopening, our communities are flourishing, our businesses are coming back. There’s No Stopping New York. Read more: No Stopping New…

Groups plan national march for voting rights | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Photo: Emmanuel Abreu Beach? Please. Amid growing calls for Congress to pass national voting rights protections, millions of people are making late summer plans that include a million-strong march to spur federal lawmakers to action. March…

Celebrating Black solidarity | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Black August is upon us. The annual celebration, which is held throughout the month of August, specifically commemorates Black freedom fighters and political prisoners, and spotlights the resistance against racial oppression within the criminal and social justice movements.…

UC Love: The 2021 Higher Ground Festival

The Higher Ground Festival is back familia. The Higher Ground Festival brings Northern Manhattan artists together to network and create interdisciplinary, stage-based collaborations produced by the festival and presented locally during the annual HG Premiere Performance. Since it’s inaugural year in…

NYLFF Binge: Ramy

On your mark, get set, binge… Your binge assignment for the week is Ramy on Hulu. Listen up familia, this series is truly one-of-a-kind. It is without a doubt the best show you have never seen. Ramy tells the story…

Rest In Power: Johnny Ventura

Art: @artbydarioWords: @led_black View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ruben Dario Ramirez (@artbydario) Johnny Ventura was our James Brown, Michael Jackson and Marvin Gaye all rolled into one. Dominican funk par excellence. Since the 60s, El Caballo Mayor…

UC Love: Nutcos

View this post on Instagram A post shared by 🇩🇴 Michael Diaz 🇩🇴 (@juanbago) Something wicked this way comes. From the good folks at @perolike and creators @juanbago and @antpalmini, Nutcos tells the story of the ruthless #PalomoEscobar and his rise to the top of the…