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The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #ICEraids

⁦.@realDonaldTrump⁩ has to come through members of the ⁦@HispanicCaucus⁩ if he expects to terrorize our communities with his #ICEraids and we will NOT be silent. #KnowYourRights pic.twitter.com/qO1ZeYAWod — Adriano Espaillat (@RepEspaillat) July 12, 2019 We invite you to subscribe…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Uptown Love For Korey

One of my favorite things to do after work these days is go on IG and see how many people have run into Korey on the streets of Harlem. Folks post dozens of pics daily. I asked him this…

Netflix Love: When They See Us

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) When They See Us, the latest project from the paradigm shifting director Ava DuVernay, is difficult to watch. In fact, in the first few minutes of watching the searing series you will feel the white-hot…

#WCW: Pelosi Claps Back

BY Led Black (@Led_Black)   Cardi P is not playing. The queen of clap back has once again dragged the racist, dangerously incompetent buffoon in the Oval Office. Miss Pelosi if you’re nasty just pimp slapped Trump like the…

New ICE tactics raise concerns | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi When ICE knocks, you don’t have to open the door. A recent video from Clayton, North Carolina, reveals a pre-dawn raid conducted by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) where Juan Oliva, 33, says goodbye to his…

UPinion: The Canary in the Coal Mine

By A J Sidransky Shortly after the massacre that occurred last week at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Led Black asked me to write a piece about my thoughts relative to this terrible tragedy. I have to say…

Community gathers for anti-hate vigil | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen and Desiree Johnson Sign off. Northern Manhattan took a stand against hate on Tuesday night, as about 200 people gathered in Fort Tryon Park for a vigil against racism and xenophobia – specifically…

The Far Right Comes To The Heights

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Say it ain’t so. The far right comes to the Heights. That’s right people; White Supremacist group Identity Evropa came Uptown to Fort Tryon Park on Saturday, July 28 after staging a provocation downtown at…

The Lost Ones | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen and Desiree Johnson The children have come north. Officials are estimating that over 700 children – the youngest being 9 months old – have been sent to foster care in New York State after being…