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UC Recap – February 4 – February 9

The Autobiography of Malcolm X written with Alex Haley literally put the Black in Led Black. The book, which has sold untold millions of copies and influenced everyone from Huey P. Newton, to Spike Lee, to Public Enemy, among many others, seemed to materialize out of nowhere at a crucial point in my development as a person and as a thinker.

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-26 to 12-1

On Saturday, December 15, all roads lead to the George Washington Education Center (549 Audubon Avenue) for the State of Latino Health Public Forum & Health Fair. Somos Community Care in collaboration with Rep. Adriano Espaillat

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-12 to 11-17

As promised, here is parte dos (part two) of some my favorite Uptown spots. Growing up with an old-school Dominican mom who is an amazing cook as well as living a frugal lifestyle, we hardly ever went out to eat.

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-5 to 11-10

Hock Films is making a documentary for ESPN on Felipe López that will be premiering in 2019. As part of Felipe’s story, they will be discussing the story of the Dominican community in Washington Heights during the 1980s and 90s.

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 10-22 to 10-27

By the time this newspaper hits the streets we will know if we are on the fast track to full-blown fascism or if we were able to begin the process of putting the brakes on the Trump regime. As I write this I cannot help but feel a profound pessimism for the direction this mighty country has taken.

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 10-15 to 10-20

Right in time for Halloween, the latest podcast series from Gimlet, The Horror of Dolores Roach, is set in our beloved Washington Heights. After sixteen years in prison, the indomitable Dolores Roach (Daphne Rubin-Vega) returns to a Washington Heights that has changed drastically in her absence.

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UC Recap – October 8 – October 13

Ruby Dee was a Black icon and a Harlem legend. Her memorable performances in such classic films as A Raisin in the Sun, The Jackie Robinson...

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UC Recap – September 24 – September 29

Have you had a Dyckman Beer lately? Not only are you repping your neighborhood with every sip, you are also supporting a company that has...

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UC Recap – September 17 – September 22

Fall is here, folks and the season Uptown is something special. One of the great joys of living Uptown is all of the truly exceptional parks...
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UC Recap – September 3 – September 8

Woolrich has tapped the iconic Lauryn Hill to be the face of its Fall/Winter 2018 campaign, Woolrich: American Soul since 1830. Shot by...

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UC Recap – August 27 – September 1

Hundreds of folks came from near and far for the 30th Anniversary of the Riverside Jam. Electrical mishaps and a slight change...

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UC Recap – August 13 – August 18

Even though the Inwood rezoning was approved by the City Council, a significant contingent of people, including many local elected officials, are concerned...
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