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Gentrification

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…

Inwood NYC Sunrise

UC Must-Reads: Zoning & Racialized Displacement In NYC

A blockbuster new report paints a damning picture of how city-led rezonings in the past have led to the displacement of a significant number of Black and Latino residents of those neighborhoods. The study also emphasizes the crucial need…

The Median

Words: Riquelmy Sosa Photo: @shot_bystrech View this post on Instagram A post shared by Riquelmy | Changemaker (@riquisosa) on Nov 27, 2019 at 4:45am PST I woke up to the rapid vibrations of hushed voices piercing my pillow. Before…

Memory of a Place

BY Riquelmy Sosa View this post on Instagram A post shared by Riquelmy | Changemaker (@riquisosa) on Nov 20, 2019 at 4:22am PST In a freshly pressed, buttoned-down white collar shirt barely visible underneath a green blazer, I walked…

Uptown Talk: Gimlet’s The Horror of Dolores Roach Season 2

Oh snap people, just in time for Halloween, Dolores Roach is back for season 2. With blood on her hands, the infamous Dolores Roach has fled the recent shocking destruction in Washington Heights and gone into hiding deep under…

State hosts housing forum | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen It’s honing in on housing. The New York State Division of Human Rights will host a town hall on changes in the state’s human rights laws, specifically focused on housing concerns. The meeting will be held…

09/25/19: Know Your Rights: Housing

With the new changes in the law, it’s more important than ever to stay up-to-date on New York City Housing Rights. Please join the WaHI Chamber on Wednesday, September 25th from 6 – 8pm at 530 West 166th St.,…

05/04/19: The Fight For Inwood – A Film Screening/Q&A

The struggle continues. Please come out to the Church of the Good Shepherd auditorium on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for rezoning updates as well as a film screening. This event will help raise additional funds for that lawsuit if…