Posts Tagged ‘Hillary Clinton’

Long-Distance Running Mates: Harlem Women Are In With Planned Parenthood | Newsweek

Long-Distance Running Mates: Harlem Women Are In With Planned Parenthood | Newsweek

BY MICHELE GORMAN The title character in the movie Forrest Gump gains national attention when he embarks on a coast-to-coast running journey that lasts three years, two months, 14 days and 16 hours. “That day, for no particular reason,” Gump says in the 1994 film, “I decided to go for a little run.” Unlike the fictional character, four […]


Uptown Video: Lin-Manuel Spreads Uptown Love On SNL

Uptown Video: Lin-Manuel Spreads Uptown Love On SNL

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Don’t get it twisted I still have not forgiven SNL and NBC for humanizing and legitimizing a racist demagogue like Donald Trump a few months ago. But Lin-Manuel Miranda’s opening monologue on SNL was one of the best in recent memory. Not to mention that Lin gave Washington Heights a sweet […]


Say Word: #Ham4Vote – Lin-Manuel Miranda & The Cast Of Hamilton Stand Up For Voting

Say Word: #Ham4Vote – Lin-Manuel Miranda & The Cast Of Hamilton Stand Up For Voting

Uptown wunderkind Lin-Manuel Miranda recently put together a sweet set of PSA’s urging people to get out there and vote this November. “As the nation gears for one of the most decisive elections in its history, we are proud to highlight the importance and power of democracy in building a nation. For most Americans, the room where […]


UPinion: Get Off The Fence – The Top 5 Reasons To Vote For Bernie Sanders

UPinion: Get Off The Fence - The Top 5 Reasons To Vote For Bernie Sanders

BY Robin Kilmer (@RobinKilmer) I Became a Decided Voter and You Can Too! A fence is not a comfortable thing to sit on. It is hard on your rear-end and it can also be hard on your soul. Sometimes fence-sitting is sometimes a result of thinking really, really hard about something, and then thinking again […]


UPinion: #imwithher | Manhattan Times

UPinion: #imwithher | Manhattan Times

BY Liz Ritter (@LizRittr) I went to my first Bernie Sanders (for Senate) rally in 2006. His passion and energy and fist-in-the-air championing of the little guy are infectious and real. His continued presence in the Democratic Primary has allowed it to be dominated by substantive talk about ideas. And when decent, smart Democrats talk […]


How Hillary Clinton Won Harlem | New York Mag

How Hillary Clinton Won Harlem | New York Mag

By Rembert Browne “I thought we’d get that talk from Bernie, but it was Hillary,” the woman said as she took her seat in the restaurant. The man with her nodded his head in agreement, and then they sat in silence, attending to the world in their cell phones. “Hey, soror,” a woman half-shouted a […]


Bernie Sanders Goes to Harlem and Meets Al Sharpton | NY Times

Bernie Sanders Goes to Harlem and Meets Al Sharpton | NY Times

BY Steve Eder The morning after his big victory in New Hampshire, Senator Bernie Sanders was in Harlem with the Rev. Al Sharpton, a sign of his campaign’s efforts to diversify his support as his candidacy gains momentum. The senator from Vermont and the civil rights leader met at Sylvia’s Restaurant, a Harlem institution, where […]


Uptown Votes: It’s Time To Get Your Vote On

Uptown Votes: It's Time To Get Your Vote On

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That’s right people; today is the day we make our voice heard. You have no reason not to vote and a plethora of reasons to vote. Too many people have suffered, fought and lost their lives for you to worship at the alter of apathy. At this very moment, their are […]


Hillary Clinton talks early education, parental reading in East Harlem jaunt | NY Daily News

Hillary Clinton talks early education, parental reading in East Harlem jaunt | NY Daily News

By Annie Karni / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Hillary Clinton trumpeted the importance of early-childhood education in a visit to East Harlem on Tuesday and urged parents to sing and read to their kids. Mayor de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, also attended the event and touted their commitment to universal prekindergarten in New […]

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