Posts Tagged ‘Domestic Violence’

Walk in White | Manhattan Times

Walk in White | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar They marched in lace and sneakers. The 17th annual Brides March was held this Tues., Sept. 26th, as women marched through uptown streets to take a stand against domestic violence. The annual event pays tribute to Gladys Ricart, a Dominican-born resident who was murdered on her wedding day in 1999 by […]


‘Brides’ March Against Domestic Violence | WSJ

‘Brides’ March Against Domestic Violence | WSJ

By Joe Jackson Hundreds of advocates protesting domestic violence, including many women wearing white wedding gowns, took part in an annual Brides’ March through upper Manhattan and the south Bronx Friday. The event–in its fourteenth year–honors Gladys Ricart, whose ex-boyfriend was convicted of killing her in 1999 on her wedding day and other victims of […]


Uptown Tonight: American Justice – Death of A Bride On Crime & Investigation Network

Uptown Tonight: American Justice – Death of A Bride On Crime & Investigation Network

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) September 26th, 1999 was supposed to be a special day for Gladys Ricart. Her family had gathered at her Bergen County home and the entire house was abuzz with preparation for her marriage to James L. Preston Jr. It seemed that the long, dark shadow cast by her former abusive boyfriend, […]


Uptown Video: Torn Apart

Uptown Video: Torn Apart

Domestic Violence PSA Starring JayStar, Haskiri, & Anthony Prince


Uptown Poetry: Your Biggest Regret

Uptown Poetry: Your Biggest Regret

BY Brenda Nuñez (@MissBigB) Dear Ungrateful Asshole, Remember back then when you were nickel and diming? I was cooking meals, making sure you weren’t starving I was cool with the lack of wining and dining I was your support system – understood you were grinding I worked on my credit so we can have something […]


1st Latina Women Encounter in New York City Takes Place On March 30th

1st Latina Women Encounter in New York City Takes Place On March 30th

Da Urban Butterflies & Casa Verde Camila invite you to the 1st Latina Women Encounter in New York City Saturday, March 30th, 2013 10am – 5pm Gregorio Luperon High School 501 West 165th Street (corner of Amsterdam Avenue)


UPinion: The Abused Past Versus The Liberated Present

UPinion: The Abused Past Versus The Liberated Present

BY Brenda Nuñez (@MissBigB) Girl you need to be quiet. Why are you so opinionated; don’t you know he’ll slap you? I mean, let’s keep it real, men run this world and sometimes we just have to do things their way without objection. If you keep complaining about him not helping you around the house, […]


An Ongoing Nightmare Finally Has a Glimmer of Hope

An Ongoing Nightmare Finally Has a Glimmer of Hope

Story & photos by Angela Bao Bei Bei (@AngelaBaoBeiBei) New York – Jeannette Ocasio had every reason to believe that July 14th, 1986, was the worst day of her life. She received a call from Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx, where her sister Sylvia Ocasio was, brain-dead after a deadly blow to the skull. The […]


Brides March 2012

Brides March 2012

BY Caroline Chen (@CarolineYLChen) Contact Caroline: cyc2130@columbia.edu Related: Brides’ March 2010 – Gladys Ricart Remembered Gladys Ricart Remembered – The Brides’ March 2011 We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Gladys Ricart Remembered – The Brides’ March 2011

Gladys Ricart Remembered - The Brides' March 2011

BY Tania Rashid (@TaniaRashid) Rashid BridesMarchBNC by taniarashid For more info: http://bridesmarch.com/ We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.  

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