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UC Must-Reads: Am I an American?

Ibram X. Kendi is brilliant. The scholar, activist and author recently penned a must-read piece in The Atlantic that goes to the heart of the patently racist comments made by Tyrant Trump about the four tenacious Congresswomen known as…

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Uptown Video: Mayor Pete Buttigieg Gets Uptown Certified

Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg came Uptown to Dyckman to chop it up with the Bodega Boys. There are hookahs, brown-bagged whiskey bottles and a sushi roll called La Chapiadora involved. Believe us folks it is downright hilarious. Check…

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Mood Music: Juan Luis Guerra – Literal

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Juan Luis Guerra is arguably the greatest musician the Dominican Republic has ever produced. He is also one of the greatest songwriters of all time, bar none. He is part of a rarefied class of…

Heights comes Home | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar Un montón. It’s how many times he – and so many others – cried. As creators Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes (with their families), joined by film director Jon Chu, and a host of…

About Last Night…

  We did it again Uptown. The 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll opening reception was a rousing success. The event not only honored such Uptown stalwarts as Mino Lora, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Hike The Heights and Obrien Luna, but…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Carlos S. Deschamps

The latest episode in I Love My Hood’s Humans of the Hood series features the homie Carlos S. Deschamps. Carlos is an incredible photographer and an awesome person. Check out his IG feed @cinematicheights ASAP. You already know the…

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Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Vett

Anotha one. The latest installment in I Love My Hood’s Humans of the Hood series features boogie down producer Vett. Vett drops some serious gems about staying true to self and not chasing what is hot at the moment.…

#TheGramUptown: NYC Train Commute Be Like

View this post on Instagram A post shared by ZEESHAN ALI (@princezee) on May 4, 2019 at 8:34am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter…