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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…

05/27/21: The People’s Gala

People’s Theatre Project has sparked the possibility of social change in thousands of young people in Washington Heights, Inwood, and the Bronx while delivering ground-breaking professional theatre for audiences across NYC. The People’s Gala: Voices United for the Arts…

#TheGramUptown: Paciencia y Fe

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jon M Chu (@jonmchu) Ok folks, this past weekend I had the distinct honor of catching In The Heights courtesy of Warner Media. I do not say this lightly. In…

Uptown Today: Malcolm X Day

View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Shabazz Center (@theshabazzcenter) Shout out to The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center for this proper celebration of the life and legacy of the late,…

Say Word: Ken Rocking Dapper Dan For His B-Day

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dapper Dan (@dapperdanharlem) No we are not playing familia. That is Barbie’s Ken wearing Dapper Dan and timbs. Who knew Ken was down with Uptown style? The King of Uptown…