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Domestic Violence

Stolen

Words: Riquelmy Sosa I could feel the swaying of her nightgown shadowing in behind me and with each step of her gliding feet, I pushed the clothes further down the barrel of the washing machine. I inched my way…

Brides on Broadway | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Visions in veils – and clear-eyed. Marching and chanting, the women in white strode down Grand Concourse on Thurs., Sept. 26, their veils and long trains trailing behind them. They donned the formal wedding dresses in…

Walk in White | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar They marched in lace and sneakers. The 17th annual Brides March was held this Tues., Sept. 26th, as women marched through uptown streets to take a stand against domestic violence. The annual event pays tribute…

Brenda Nunez

Uptown Poetry: Your Biggest Regret

BY Brenda Nuñez (@MissBigB) Dear Ungrateful Asshole, Remember back then when you were nickel and diming? I was cooking meals, making sure you weren’t starving I was cool with the lack of wining and dining I was your support…

Domestic Violence

UPinion: The Abused Past Versus The Liberated Present

BY Brenda Nuñez (@MissBigB) Girl you need to be quiet. Why are you so opinionated; don’t you know he’ll slap you? I mean, let’s keep it real, men run this world and sometimes we just have to do things…

Brides' March

An Ongoing Nightmare Finally Has a Glimmer of Hope

Story & photos by Angela Bao Bei Bei (@AngelaBaoBeiBei) New York – Jeannette Ocasio had every reason to believe that July 14th, 1986, was the worst day of her life. She received a call from Lincoln Hospital in the…

Brides March 2012

BY Caroline Chen (@CarolineYLChen) Contact Caroline: cyc2130@columbia.edu Related: Brides’ March 2010 – Gladys Ricart Remembered Gladys Ricart Remembered – The Brides’ March 2011 We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow…

Gladys Ricart Remembered – The Brides’ March 2011

BY Tania Rashid (@TaniaRashid) Rashid BridesMarchBNC by taniarashid For more info: http://bridesmarch.com/ We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.  …