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Can I Get A Witness?

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) Listen up folks, artist @lizaniacruz is in the process of putting together a fascinating, participatory art project titled ๐™„๐™ฃ๐™ซ๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™œ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐˜ฟ๐™ค๐™ข๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™˜๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™๐™–๐™˜๐™ž๐™–๐™ก ๐™„๐™ข๐™–๐™œ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฎ for which she is looking…

New summer school model announced for NYC students | Bronx Free Press

Itโ€™s the suite summer. A new free program will offer all public school students their choice of engagement opportunities during the summer months. Dubbed โ€œSummer Rising,โ€ the initiative will combine typical remedial summer education classes with summer camp activities,…

Afro-Latinx Revolution: Puerto Rico

In this new original documentary from theGrio, senior correspondent Natasha S. Alford (@natashasalford), traveled to Loiza, Puerto Rico during the 2019 summer of political unrest, where protesters ousted their governor.  Through interviews with locals residents, scholars, and historians, Alford…

Celebrating Afrolatinidad | Black, Latino and Proud

Whether itโ€™s food, music, politics, or literature, Afrolatinos have played a major role in shaping Latin America and U.S. culture. Lala Anthony breaks down everything youโ€™ve ever wanted to know about Afrolatinidad, celebrating the rich history of the Afrolatino…

Defend Puerto Rico – The Recap

The multimedia exhibition of Defend Puerto Rico documented the impacts of the hurricane and community efforts to rebuild it at the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) in East Harlem. Nine months following Hurricane Marรญa, Puerto Ricans in…

Uptown Tonight: Defend Puerto Rico Exhibit | Opening Reception

On Thursday, Februaryย 15th, in the spirit of resistance and resilience, you’re invited to the opening ofย Defend PR, CCCADI’s first art exhibit of 2018 at their new, historic Landmark location. Curated by Mikey Cordero of theย Defend PR project, theย Defend PR…

Spread Love: SouSou! Saturdays Kicks Off February 10

A new season of SouSou! Saturdays kicks off this upcoming February 10th, 2018 presented by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) in East Harlem, NYC. SouSou! Saturdays are a monthly family-oriented art-making, dance, and music workshops held…

CCCADI Presents Trade/itions – The Recap

Photography: Mario Carrion | New Visual Collective In a weekend where over 3.3 million Black and Brown U.S. citizens struggle with the aftermath of devastating hurricanes throughout the Caribbean, New York Cityโ€™s African Diaspora came together to honor the…

On Being: Junot Dรญaz Speaks About Radical Hope

Listen up folks; you need this in your life right now. In these dark days of the Trump Tyranny, where everyday brings a new outrage, when it seems that decades of hard fought progress are being undone right before…