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#TheGramUptown: Quisqueya Heights

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Josefina Baez Washington Heights Reading Building

UC Must-Reads: The Fall of the Billionaire Gucci Master

View this post on Instagram A post shared by HUSHPUPPI (@hushpuppi) Ok Bloomberg Businessweek we see you. First of all, how could you not want to read a story entitled The Fall of the Billionaire Gucci Master? You had…

GWB Washington Heights

#TheGramUptown: True or False?

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UC Love: Call 1-888-NYC-Help

Listen up folks, the city has set up a bevy of mental health resources to help New Yorkers cope. You can call, text or chat online with someone that can help get you through these tough times. Click below…

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Election Protection Hotline | Manhattan Times

A new election protection hotline has been announced for the upcoming June 22 election and during New York’s early voting period, which runs through Sunday, June 20. The hotline, established by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), will be available to…

Preserving the legacy of Coliseum Theatre | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Located at the corner of 181st Street and Broadway, the Coliseum Theatre stood for 100 years before being demolished last year. Opened in 1920, the venue featured an ornate interior with a large marquee and initially presented…

The Tweet of the Week: #GeorgeFloyd

Before his name became a hashtag, #GeorgeFloyd was a human being who mattered. A brother, a father, a friend. A person. I’m praying for his family today. pic.twitter.com/jxLFAnx82a — Be A King (@BerniceKing) May 25, 2021 Our Tweet of…

UC Must-Reads: How Does Ranked-Choice Voting Work in New York?

Listen up familia, Rank Choice Voting is coming to NYC June 22. Sarah Almukhtar, Jazmine Hughes and Eden Weingart of the NY Times put together a handy guide to better understand it. Check out: UC Must-Reads: How Does Ranked-Choice Voting Work in…

UC Love: Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre

History forgotten is history repeated. Black Wall Street was a real thing. Black people coming together to survive and thrive in a society that was militantly antagonistic to their mere existence. Due to its success Black Wall Street could…