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Mood Music: The Chicks – March March

The Dixie Chicks are back, sans the dixie (thank god) and with some good old fashioned protest music. The song is infectious and the visuals are spectacular. Check it out ASAP. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly…

City Council approves “impossible” budget | Manhattan Times

Don’t bother celebrating. The New York City Council has voted to approve a new city budget that includes a reduction in funding for the NYPD. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said the budget negotiations included “heart-wrenching and impossible choices”…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Only in Washington Heights…

Only in Washington Heights… pic.twitter.com/rxamE6q7A8 — Cameron Davis (@cammmyd) July 2, 2020 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.…

Uptown On TV 📺: Big Dogs On Amazon Prime

S/O to Washington Heights’ very own Manny Perez on his latest project, Big Dogs. Brett Cullen, Manny Perez and Michael Rabe star in the latest crime drama series. Big Dogs exists in an alternate reality of New York City…

¡Aqui Hay Hombre! Interrogating Dominican Machismo

View this post on Instagram 2020 has been triggering AF, from a pandemic that has left our world grieving, a movement for justice for Black people everywhere to the constant issues that are destroying our communities. There is one…

07/09/20: A.J. Sidransky In Conversation With Led Black

Friend to the UC, A. J. Sidransky (Forgiving Maximo Rothman) is back with the first novel in his new “Justice” series. To celebrate the release of The Interpreter, Alan will read, followed by a Q&A with our very own…

Excerpt: The Interpreter

BY AJ Sidransky (@AJSidransky) CHAPTER 1 Manila, The Philippines – March 1945  Kurt stood and stretched, dead tired and dead hungry. The heat was intense inside the musty, improvised barracks located in an old school behind a church. He…

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Critica.NYC: Global Pandemic and the 2020 Uprisings

Our founder Led Black was recently featured on the Critica.NYC show on MNN. He was on an illustrious panel that also featured Loira Limbal and Brujas of Brooklyn. Shout out to Raquel Batista for hosting the important discussion. We…