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In The Heights: The Book

Just so everyone is aware the entire month of June belongs to In The Heights. The film is now set to drop a week earlier on June 11 instead of June 18. Right on the heels of that, on…

Op-Led: Dear Summer

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) I am writing this to let you know that I am now fully vaccinated and even though I pledge to continue practicing social distance and…

The Realest Tweet Ever: Facts

Once you defend a crooked, divisive, foul-mouthed, racist, sexist, xenophobic liar like Donald Trump, you have no standing to be outraged about anything anyone else says or does. Ever. — Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) March 3, 2020 We invite you…

From Little Dominican Republic 🇩🇴 With Love

So while the moniker Little Dominican Republic has been an official thing since 2018, the neighborhood nickname just made it to Google Maps in recent months. Little Dominican Republic runs from 145th Street to the tip of Manhattan at…

UC Love: La Brega

If you know, you know. La Brega is not just a way of life but an art form. La Brega podcast ably hosted by Alana Casanova-Burgess sets out to define la brega and what it means to Boricuas. The entertaining and…

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UC Love: Jim Crow in New Clothes

The video above is the best 20 minutes you will spend online today. In fact, the speech is the best maiden speech in the Senate ever. Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock, whose election in January helped to turn Georgia Blue…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: God Forbid

Could you imagine where we would be as a country if we would have not elected @JoeBiden to the presidency? — Luis A. Miranda, Jr. (@Vegalteno) March 12, 2021 Our Uptown Tweet of the Week goes to the one…