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UC Must-Reads: The John Lewis Edition

View this post on Instagram Fifty-eight years ago this week, I was released from Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman Farm, after being arrested at the bus station in Jackson, Mississippi for using a so-called "white" restroom during…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: 150 K & Counting…

150,000 human beings lost. 150,000 parents, siblings, children spouses, grandparents, best friends. 150,000 souls. ūüíĒ — Mark D. Levine (@MarkLevineNYC) July 29, 2020 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly¬†Uptown Love¬†newsletter, like our¬†Facebook¬†page and follow us on¬†Twitter¬†&¬†Instagram¬†or e-mail…

When DR. J Came To Harlem

Before Dr. J became an NBA legend, before he went pro, before he even had the moniker Dr. J, Julius Irving came to Rucker Park to establish himself as one of the best players of a generation. In fact,…

Get Tested: Do It For The Fam

The coronavirus is not going to go away without all of us doing our part. Don‚Äôt let the outdoor dining fool you. NYC is no longer the epicenter of this pandemic, but the COVID-19 has simply relocated to more…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: The Struggle Is Real

$1,570 a month studio apartment in Washington Heights https://t.co/g9CFNTNZXd — Dartunorro D. Clark (@DartDClark) July 20, 2020 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly¬†Uptown Love¬†newsletter, like our¬†Facebook¬†page and follow us on¬†Twitter¬†&¬†Instagram¬†or e-mail us at¬†UptownCollective@gmail.com.…

NYPL Love: Stories from Washington Heights

The good folks at NYPL put together a cool list of Washington Heights related books. All of them are available as e-books through their SimplyE app. Also, as of this July 13, the New York Public Library has begun…