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The Median

Words: Riquelmy Sosa Photo: @shot_bystrech View this post on Instagram A post shared by Riquelmy | Changemaker (@riquisosa) on Nov 27, 2019 at 4:45am PST I woke up to the rapid vibrations of hushed voices piercing my pillow. Before…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Speechless

I always have tons to say. I have opinions on everything. But when your child gets an award from @MichelleObama I’m speechless… pic.twitter.com/uqWZhaitdu — Luis A. Miranda, Jr. (@Vegalteno) November 18, 2019 We invite you to subscribe to the…

Do More Than Legalize | Bronx Free Press

By Raybblin Vargas   New Yorkers are expecting marijuana to get legalized this upcoming legislative session, a possibility that finally felt within reach after a bill sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes last year…

11/17/19: All the Nations Under Heaven Book Discussion

NEW YORK AS A CITY OF REFUGE Rob Snyder, co-author of the new book All the Nations Under Heaven: Immigrants, Migrants and the Making of New York, will speak about how generations of immigrants and migrants have found (and…

An Evening With Nike

By Kaity Modesto Word on the street is that the new Foot Locker community store on 181 st. is proactively engaging the Latinx community Uptown. The community Power Store is one out of three in the country and has…

11/15/19: U.S. Dominican Women: Music and Legacy

U.S. Dominican Women: Music and Legacy A roundtable discussion honoring Dominican women’s genre-altering influence in contemporary Dominican music in the U.S. The discussion, between Dominican artists and academic scholars, will be followed by a demonstration of the artist’s intervention…

Meet the New Boss, Shea’m as the Old Boss | Manhattan Times

‎By Josmar Trujillo Yesterday, the City announced the departure of Police Commissioner Jimmy O’Neill after three years at the helm of America’s largest police force. O’Neill leaves amid attacks from police unions, a series of police brutality incidents and…

11/07/19: Multiverse @ Buunni Coffee Inwood

The Buunni Coffee Performance Space (4961 BWAY) is in effect familia. This coming Thursday, November 7, come out to the inaugural installment of Multiverse, a new monthly reading series. Starting at 7 pm attendees will be treated to readings…

Pajón Power: The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Oh man, I am still riding high from our incredible Pajón Power event held at the Juan Pablo Duarte Community Space (Fort Washington Ave & 179th Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal) on Saturday, October…