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New Yorkers call for justice in Garner death | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen “I am going to stand outside, and I am going to scream it.” Emerald Garner’s voice then rose sharply. “Pantaleo needs to be fired! Pantaleo needs to be fired!” Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, was blunt…

Op-Led: I Still Can’t Breathe

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Jul 17, 2019 at 8:44am PDT 5 years ago today, Eric Garner, a 43-year-old father of six and a grandfather of three,…

Heil Trump

Spread Love It’s The Uptown Way

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on May 24, 2019 at 11:58am PDT I took this picture at exactly 8:56 pm this past Saturday on the little stretch of…

Revisiting the Inwood rezoning | Manhattan Times

BY Sherry Mazzocchi In a sweeping presentation to a packed auditorium, Congressman Adriano Espaillat reiterated support for “truly affordable housing” in Inwood. Espaillat convened the town hall on Mon., Mar. 12th at the Washington Heights Academy. The Congressman, who…

Artist Andrea Arroyo with Lillith and Her Sisters.

Canvas of Compassion | The Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Beauty is revolutionary. Visual artist Andrea Arroyo, probably best known for colorful and lyrical images of goddesses, recently won first prize in the 2017 United Nations/Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award. The Washington Heights artist’s winning…

Online campaign aids mother seeking sanctuary | Manhattan Times

An online crowd-funding campaign has been launched to help pay legal fees for Amanda Morales-Guerra, the Guatemalan immigrant seeking refuge from deportation in a Washington Heights church. Morales-Guerra and her three young children took sanctuary at Holyrood Church on…