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Critica.NYC: Global Pandemic and the 2020 Uprisings

Our founder Led Black was recently featured on the Critica.NYC show on MNN. He was on an illustrious panel that also featured Loira Limbal and Brujas of Brooklyn. Shout out to Raquel Batista for hosting the important discussion. We…

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Real Talk: Latinx, Race and Solidarity

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Univision Creator Network (@univisioncreatornetwork) on Jun 25, 2020 at 6:03pm PDT Check our founder, Led Black, on the first episode of Univision’s Real Talk. The show was ably hosted by…

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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…

#TheGramUptown: Scenes From The Quarantine

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Marie Gilot (@louiegilot) on Jun 21, 2020 at 12:06pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.…

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07/03/20: Catch Hamilton On Disney+

Yes, we are still in a pandemic. Yes, summer is still semi-cancelled. And yes, Trump is still president. But at least we have Hamilton. Right on time, on the eve of the most consequential Fourth of July ever, Disney+…

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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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Shooting Sparks | Manhattan Times

Photos by Emmanuel Abreu | @eabreuvisuals Text by Debralee Santos He can’t sleep either. Rest assured, visual artist, photographer and bibliophile Emmanuel Abreu has been kept up by the same loud bangs and bursts that light up summer evenings.…

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Pandemic Primary | Bronx Free Press

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Caro (@visualsbycaro) on Jun 23, 2020 at 3:30pm PDT New York’s pandemic primary day is at a close, but several races are far from decided. Tuesday marked an unusual day…

06/29/20: ¡Uptown Palante! – The Reopening Episode

Listen up familia, you don’t want to miss the latest episode of ¡Uptown Palante! on Monday, June 29 at 9 am. The Reopening episode tackles this crucially important topic. Mino Lora of the People’s Theatre Project talks to the…