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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…

06/14/20: Uptown In Defense of Black Lives

View this post on Instagram 𝙋𝙡𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙚 𝙨𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙬𝙞𝙙𝙚𝙡𝙮 Mi gente of Uptown/Bronx stand up! New date for our protest is Sunday June 14th at 12pm. Meet up at Mitchel Sq. On 167th and Broadway. What we need from you?…

UC - BLM Uptown - Dyckman

06/06/20: Black Lives Matter Protest Uptown

Photography: E. Abreu Visuals Words:  Led Black The protest was postponed but it still happened. All of the different organizations that were involved in organizing the protest, the Uptown Collective included, decided collectively, for various reasons, to postpone the…

Op-Led: Don’t Let Anyone Divide Us

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I woke up this morning to find #Dominicans trending on Twitter. I was aghast to say the least. The reason that Dominicans were trending was because a supposed racial incident that took place on Dyckman…

#Solidaridad

View this post on Instagram Quisqueya 🇩🇴 Heights Stand Up Pics: @dotshotit www.UptownCollective.com A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Feb 22, 2020 at 6:04pm PST On February 16, 2020 the Dominican government made the fateful decision to…