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Dominican Republic

Rest In Power: Jack Veneno

The Dominican 🇩🇴 Diaspora is hurting over this one. The mighty Jack Veneno has fallen. More than a mere professional wrestler, Jack Veneno is a national treasure. To learn more about Jack Veneno, please check out the very talented @mannyperez1 playing…

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 it’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 you’ve ever wanted to know about Afrolatinidad, celebrating the rich history of the Afrolatino…

Dyckman Fireworks - Emmanuel Abreu

Shooting Sparks | Manhattan Times

Photos by Emmanuel Abreu | @eabreuvisuals Text by Debralee Santos He can’t sleep either. Rest assured, visual artist, photographer and bibliophile Emmanuel Abreu has been kept up by the same loud bangs and bursts that light up summer evenings.…

#TheGramUptown: Uptown In Defense of Black Lives

By Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram ¡QUE VIVA LA REVOLUCIÓN! ✊🏽✊🏽 Yesterday, on what would have been the Puerto Rican Day Parade (& Che Guevara’s birthday) mí gente marched from Washington Heights to @fsumc in East Harlem…

Dyckman Park - Washington Heights

Ballers’ Break | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen This time of year, the legends come to play. Come June, the courts uptown are typically buzzing with the annual Dyckman Basketball tournament. The iconic streetball event runs through August every summer and attracts elite players…

06/21/20: Father’s Day BLM Children’s March

View this post on Instagram Father’s Day BLM Children’s March in Washington Heights this Sunday, 6/21 @ 2pm starting from Highbridge Park (172nd & Amsterdam Ave.) and ending at Fort Tryon Park (Corbin Drive entrance). All ages welcome! @kids4blacklives…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: A Beautiful Day Uptown

Today was a beautiful day in Upper Manhattan. A big group of us marched from Washington Heights to East Harlem/El Barrio to show that #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/H1VN0vIGCN — Juan Rosa (@JuanRosa_NYC) June 15, 2020 We invite you to subscribe to…