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Perreo in the Park | Bronx Free Press

Photos by Adeet Deshmukhm The brought turntables to the tumult. As Ricardo Rosselló stepped down as Governor of Puerto Rico, activists celebrated with a public perreo event at City Hall Park on August 2nd. Perreo is an energetic dance…

Spread Love: The New York Latino Film Festival

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Un verano en Nueva York is about to get that much hotter. The 16th Annual New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF) returns August 12th through the 18th. NYLFF is the premier urban Latino film event…

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UC Must-Reads: How immigrants helped save New York City

  Tom Wright of the NY Daily News penned an excellent opinion piece on how immigrants have resuscitated New York City and the nation repeatedly. Mr. Wright posits correctly that contrary to the ramblings of Tyrant Trump, immigrants are…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #ImpeachmentNow

Watch my segment with @CNN Newsroom with @PoppyHarlowCNN & @jimsciutto calling for the impeachment of @realDonaldTrump #ImpeachmentNow https://t.co/m6Le15EWj9 via @YouTube — Adriano Espaillat (@RepEspaillat) August 2, 2019 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like…

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The Revolution of the Invisible People | Manhattan Times

By Rev. Dr. Damaris D. Whittaker What is happening in Puerto Rico right now deserves everyone’s attention. This moment is an important one—for Puerto Ricans, for the Latinx diaspora and all people of color in the United States and…

Long live the shrew. | Manhattan Times

By Debralee Santos The conversation these days requires bottom-line denigration, to rise above the churn and swill. Ricardo Rosselló is the first governor to step down since Puerto Ricans began electing their chief executives in 1947. As revealed by…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #RickyRenuncio

yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees. Gracias a la gente de 🇵🇷. Historia. https://t.co/WwBOCIP5mr — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) July 25, 2019 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or…

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…