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#TheGramUptown: Vetty Cold

View this post on Instagram Vetty Cold www.UptownCollective.com #VettyCold #DominicanLou #TracyMorgan A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Nov 12, 2019 at 3:59pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook…

Do More Than Legalize | Bronx Free Press

By Raybblin Vargas   New Yorkers are expecting marijuana to get legalized this upcoming legislative session, a possibility that finally felt within reach after a bill sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger and Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes last year…

11/17/19: All the Nations Under Heaven Book Discussion

NEW YORK AS A CITY OF REFUGE Rob Snyder, co-author of the new book All the Nations Under Heaven: Immigrants, Migrants and the Making of New York, will speak about how generations of immigrants and migrants have found (and…

A Promise in Peril | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Born in Mexico, José López came to the U.S. at age five. López was able to obtain a work permit and driver’s license, attend City College and pay for tuition. “This is home,” said the Washington…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Gummi Guides

On this week’s episode, the group welcomes special guest Orlando Leyba to the studio and he talks about his time on NBC’s “Bring The Funny”, the last time he was a guest on the podcast and wanting to open…

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…

#TheGramUptown: Tunnel Vision

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cole Thompson (@inwood_cole) on Oct 25, 2019 at 4:44am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter…

An Evening With Nike

By Kaity Modesto Word on the street is that the new Foot Locker community store on 181 st. is proactively engaging the Latinx community Uptown. The community Power Store is one out of three in the country and has…

11/16/19: The Color of Power Opening Reception @ CCCADI

On Saturday November 16, 2019, a new and unprecedented exhibition The Color of Power: Heroes, Sheroes, & Their Creators brings to Harlem’s Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) a refreshing alternative universe brimming with stories and comic books…