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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…

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The Bowery Boys: Secret Places of Upper Manhattan

Shout out to the Bowery Boys for showing love to Uptown in their latest podcast. The episode takes you on a history bending tour of historic sites in Washington Heights and Inwood. Press play below and enjoy. Check out:…

Uptown Books – The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times

Uptown entrepreneur and seasoned leader in international development Sarina Prabasi has released her first book. Part coming-to-America story, part lyrical memoir, and yet another part activist’s call to action, The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times is timely,…

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Op-Led: Spread Love It’s The Mirabal Sisters Way

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Feb 18, 2019 at 1:35pm PST “It is a source of happiness to do whatever can be done for our country that…

UPinion: The Canary in the Coal Mine

By A J Sidransky Shortly after the massacre that occurred last week at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Led Black asked me to write a piece about my thoughts relative to this terrible tragedy. I have to say…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Hip-Hop Lotto Losers

On the latest episode of the award winning Latinos Out Loud podcast the crew discuss the billion dollar Mega Millions jackpot, female Halloween costume no-no’s and how China is trying to launch a fake moon. The special guest this…