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UC Must-Reads: Am I an American?

Ibram X. Kendi is brilliant. The scholar, activist and author recently penned a must-read piece in The Atlantic that goes to the heart of the patently racist comments made by Tyrant Trump about the four tenacious Congresswomen known as…

Deportation raids reported | Manhattan Times

On alert. President Donald Trump has ordered deportation raids to begin on Sunday in at least 10 major cities, according to published reports. On Thursday, the New York Times reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents will begin…

#WCW: Pelosi Claps Back

BY Led Black (@Led_Black)   Cardi P is not playing. The queen of clap back has once again dragged the racist, dangerously incompetent buffoon in the Oval Office. Miss Pelosi if you’re nasty just pimp slapped Trump like the…

OZY Take on America @ Riverside Church

Uptown On TV 📺: Take On America On PBS

Our Editor-In-Chief, Led Black, had the honor of taking part in a next generation public forum at the venerable Riverside Church on October 22. The global digital magazine Ozy produced the televised debate, which is part of a new…

New ICE tactics raise concerns | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi When ICE knocks, you don’t have to open the door. A recent video from Clayton, North Carolina, reveals a pre-dawn raid conducted by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) where Juan Oliva, 33, says goodbye to his…

UPinion: The Canary in the Coal Mine

By A J Sidransky Shortly after the massacre that occurred last week at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Led Black asked me to write a piece about my thoughts relative to this terrible tragedy. I have to say…

OZY Take on America @ Riverside Church

10/22/18: Take On America @ Riverside Church

Join the global digital magazine Ozy for a televised debate on Monday, October 22 from 6 pm to 9 pm at the venerable Riverside Church. The new show Take On America will be making a stop in our neck…

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UC Certified: Up Theater Company Presents Detained

PLEASE do the following. Get on your phone, your tablet, your whatever it is you use to surf the interwebs and go to www.uptheater.org/ to get tickets to see the latest production from the Up Theater Company, Detained. Set…

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Spread Love: Up Theater Company Presents Detained

You can always count on the Up Theater Company to deliver theater that is provocative, engaging and relevant. Their latest production, Detained, is no exception. Set in a refugee detention center deep in the heart of Texas, two teenagers…

UPinion: Why Wakanda Matters

By AJ Sidransky (@AJSidransky) When I was a young Jewish boy in the 1960’s the world was a very different place. As my dear friend Led Black has said to me, “that was before the Jews became white.” Just…