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UC Must-Reads: The Fog of Rudy

View this post on Instagram Rudy Giuliani Is A Sinvergüenza By the way folks, call the number on the poster 347-687-0436. This is SO brilliant. Pic: @led_black S/O @tglnyc www.UptownCollective.com A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Oct…

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UC Must-Reads: The Trump We Did Not Want to See

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Nov 4, 2018 at 7:19am PST Jamelle Bouie is one of our favorites of the new crop of opinion columnists at The New York Times. Every…

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UC Must-Reads: They Can Do This To Anybody

Misconduct complaints against officers in the NYPD’s 34th Precinct have risen for three years straight. In 2018, 15 officers had complaints against them substantiated, the most of any precinct in New York City. Ali Winston penned an absolute must-read…

UC Must-Reads: How Latinos saved American cities

Our UC Must-Read goes to A. K. Sandoval-Strausz for an essay in the Washington Post entitled How Latinos saved American cities. The pieces make a compelling case for the heavy lifting Latinos did in keeping many of America’s urban…

UC Must-Reads: The Role of the Artist in the Age of Trump

Uptown superhero, Lin-Manuel Miranda, penned a must-read piece in The Atlantic entitled The Role of the Artist in the Age of Trump. In the compelling article, Lin beautifully and powerfully makes the case that all art is political. That…

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UC Must-Reads: How immigrants helped save New York City

  Tom Wright of the NY Daily News penned an excellent opinion piece on how immigrants have resuscitated New York City and the nation repeatedly. Mr. Wright posits correctly that contrary to the ramblings of Tyrant Trump, immigrants are…