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Real Talk: Latinx, Race and Solidarity

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Univision Creator Network (@univisioncreatornetwork) on Jun 25, 2020 at 6:03pm PDT Check our founder, Led Black, on the first episode of Univision’s Real Talk. The show was ably hosted by…

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UC Must-Reads: It Is Time for Reparations

The debt owed has come due. Nikole Hannah-Jones of the NY Times penned a sweeping piece on the need to go beyond slogans and to the thorny topic of reparations. The piece puts into proper perspective the absolute need…

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07/03/20: Catch Hamilton On Disney+

Yes, we are still in a pandemic. Yes, summer is still semi-cancelled. And yes, Trump is still president. But at least we have Hamilton. Right on time, on the eve of the most consequential Fourth of July ever, Disney+…

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The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #JusticeForDomo

On June 9th #DominiqueAlexander was found hanged from a tree in Ft. Tryon Park–one of several such horrifying cases around the nation in recent weeks. This case should not be ruled a suicide without a full investigation. His family…

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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.…

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UC Must-Reads: The Power of Black Lives Matter

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kadir Nelson (@kadirnelson) on Jun 16, 2020 at 5:49am PDT Jamil Smith penned a powerful must-read in Rolling Stone on the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement and how…

#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…

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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…

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Happy Emancipation Day!

It’s #Juneteenth y’all. On June 19, 1865, almost 3 years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, the enslaved people of Texas were informed that slavery was no longer the law of the land. The holiday is celebrated…