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UC Must-Reads: America’s Enduring Caste System

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dan Davenport (@dandavenportnyc) on Jul 8, 2020 at 7:20am PDT Isabel Wilkerson is a stone-cold, intellectual powerhouse. Her magnum opus, The Warmth of Other Suns, is a straight up tour…

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Mood Music: The Chicks – March March

The Dixie Chicks are back, sans the dixie (thank god) and with some good old fashioned protest music. The song is infectious and the visuals are spectacular. Check it out ASAP. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly…

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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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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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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…

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…

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Uptown Uprising | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar Local residents gathered this past Sun., Jun. 7th at Marble Hill Houses and strode through the streets down into Riverbank State Park for a socially distanced rally. Organized by Senator Robert Jackson, the gathering was…