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The Top 10 Posts of 2016

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) While the countdown to the coronation of you know who draws ever closer, it’s that time of year to take a look back at the Top Posts of 2016. By the way, we are super…

Washington Heights: The Other Uptown

By Erin Hudson, Kirsten Watson and Mirella Brussani This is the story of the community’s development, told through longtime residents, historians, journalists and activists who are trying to document their neighborhood as it is today, before unwanted change arrives.…

Uptown Video: Mothers & Daughters – Raquel Cepeda & Djali Brown-Cepeda

In this awesome video from Allure and StyleLikeU, mother-daughter duo Raquel Cepeda and Djali Brown-Cepeda talk about combating identity stereotypes, embracing their natural hair, and advocating the importance of being comfortable in one’s own skin. We invite you to…

Broadway Blues

Cross Broadway and Think Big

BY Robert W. Snyder (@robertwsnyder) Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) “Broadway Blues” was indeed a “A Frank Discussion of Race, Class and Gentrification in Washington Heights and Inwood,” but as an honored panelist I came away from our deliberations dismayed…

Word Up Books Book Harvest

3/16/14: Word Up Books CSB Book Harvest!

This Sunday, March 16th, 3–6 PM, join current CSB members at Word Up Community Bookshop for an exclusive first pick at a huge selection of used books during this very special event. Entertainment and light refreshments—courtesy of Mambi Restaurant…

A Place At The Table

3/8/14: Word Up Books Presents A Place At The Table

Saturday, March 8th 6:00 PM Word Up Community Bookshop 2113 Amsterdam Avenue @ 165th St. Admission: $5 (reduced to $3 if you sign up for a Continuing CSB Membership) City Harvest’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, Word Up Community Bookshop, and…

2/22/14: Word Up Books Presents Bling: A Planet Rock

Saturday, February 22nd 6:30pm Word Up Community Bookshop 2113 Amsterdam Avenue @ 165th St. Bling: A Planet Rock—directed and co-produced by Inwood/Washington Heights native, author, and documentary filmmaker Raquel Cepeda—is a critically acclaimed feature documentary about the intersection of hip-hop,…

Uptown Tonight: Raquel Cepeda @ The Shabazz Center

Related: Uptown Gem – The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Center I Am A Dominican York Dominicanese 101: A Primer Led Black: Un Pie Aqui y Uno Alla | Huffington Post The 2012 Uptown Arts Stroll Closing Reception…