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Netflix Love – Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami

Cocaine is a hell of drug. Fifteen years after the release of his original cult classic film comes director Billy Corben’s Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami – a six-part saga on the South Florida traffickers indicted in one…

Netflix Love: Yasuke

Anime fans rejoice. Something wicked this way comes. Once enslaved, now a samurai. Yasuke riffs on the real life story of Yasuke, an enslaved African who rose among the ranks to become a trusted confidante of one of Japan’s…

New summer school model announced for NYC students | Bronx Free Press

It’s the suite summer. A new free program will offer all public school students their choice of engagement opportunities during the summer months. Dubbed “Summer Rising,” the initiative will combine typical remedial summer education classes with summer camp activities,…

Netflix Love: Dark City Beneath the Beat

Listen up people, we cannot recommend Dark City Beneath the Beat enough. You will watch this film more than once. Guaranteed. It is that good. Dark City Beneath the Beat is a next-generation musical documentary that creates a new…

UC TV – Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy

Crack changed Washington Heights like many other communities of color across this country. There was Washington Heights B.C. (Before Crack) and what Washington Heights became after it. Uptown went from being a tough, working class neighborhood to being an…

The Notorious B.I.G. Lives…

24 years ago today we lost one of the greatest emcees 🎤of all time. From humble Brooklyn origins to the pinnacle of success, Biggie created a body of work that will live forever. And if you don’t know, now…

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…

UC Love – Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell

Listen up folks, if you are a Hip-Hop fan then you NEED to see Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell on Netflix immediately. We are die-hard Biggie heads and we learned a ton of new information about arguably…