Africa in Harlem

Mourides of New York celebrate the Magal in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Hundreds of Mourides gathered in Harlem on September 15, 2022, to celebrate the life and legacy of the brotherhood’s founder Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba during one of their most... Read More

June 28 is Primary Election Day

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell June 28 is Election Day for registered New Yorkers who will vote to elect a governor, a lieutenant governor, a state assembly member, judges, and members of the... Read More

Crazy Pistons distributes free diapers and wipes to mothers in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Members of the minority motorcycle club based in Brooklyn, Crazy Pistons, were in Harlem on June 25, 2022, for their yearly distribution of free diapers and wipes at... Read More

City to provide additional $1.65 million to support newly arrived Haitian New Yorkers

Photo credit: Ed Reed New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro today announced an additional $1.65 million in funding for Fiscal Year 2023... Read More

City of New York offers tips to beat the heat

Photo credit: Diego Cervo To mark the first day of summer, the New York City Emergency Management Department and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene encourage New Yorkers to beat the heat... Read More

Violence interrupter Iesha Sekou gathers community after Harlem mass shooting

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Violence interrupter and CEO of Street Corner Resources Iesha Sekou gathered community members on 139th street and 5th Ave, near the site where a mass shooting occurred on... Read More

Senator Cordell Cleare hosts a two-day Juneteenth celebration in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Senator Cordell Cleare hosted a two-day Juneteenth celebration that started on June 18, 2022, with a breakfast and press conference at the Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center.... Read More

Schomburg Center Literary Festival returns to in-person

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Schomburg Center Literary Festival returned on June 18, 2022, inside the center and outdoors on 135th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Malcolm X Boulevard... Read More