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UC - Paul Ryan Is A Dick

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: No Love For Paul Ryan In Harlem

Oh hey #excusememrspeaker this yours ?? (Objects in tweet are larger than they appear) #Harlem pic.twitter.com/oWmGV7Ofbz — (((Randi L Klein))) (@doodlehedz) May 9, 2017 Related: Protesting Paul | Manhattan Times We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown…

Protesting Paul | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen They whaled on the rep from Wisconsin. Hundreds of protesters showed up to rail against House Speaker Paul Ryan as he visited a Success Academy Charter School in Harlem on Tues., May 9th.…

Reverend Al Sharpton gives opening remarks at a Harlem screening of Smithsonian Channel's The Obama Years: The Power of Words

WATCH – The Obama Years: The Power of Words

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) While the Trump tyranny continues to embarrass, usurp and defile it was with profound relief and satisfaction that I watched a screening of The Obama Years: The Power of Words at The National Jazz Museum…

When Castro Came to Harlem | New Republic

By Steven Cohen On September 18, 1960, four months before the U.S. severed diplomatic relations with Cuba and 56 years before Barack Obama would become the first sitting American president in almost a century to step foot on Cuban…

Hamilton in the House | Manhattan Times

Story by Erik Cuello Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) It was full circle for the First Lady. First Lady Michelle Obama exulted the work of Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of Hamilton at a special event in Washington, D.C. this…

From WHEELS to the White House | Manhattan Times

Story by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer Safe to say that when the President offers you a shout-out, people might pay attention. Estiven Rodríguez might well count as Washington Heights’ newest celebrity. President Barack Obama knows him by name, and so…

Barack Obama

Uptown Votes: Democracy @ Work

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) After all the voting horror stories I was hearing from various sources, I was thinking I was going to be in for a long night. When I first arrived at my new polling place, the…

Op-Led: I Am Rocking With Barack Obama

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Even though I was born and have lived in the United States for almost all of my life, I never felt truly American until Barack Obama’s historic run for the Presidency in 2008. Until that…