Africa in Harlem

Jacob Restaurant feeds the Harlem community on Thanksgiving for the 12th year in a row

Photos credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell  Since they opened Jacob Restaurant in 2019 in Harlem, owners Rachid and Kim Niang have fed community members every year on Thanksgiving, and this year was no different.... Read More

New UN Women data confirms violence against women has worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic

 Photo credit: Diego Cervo On November 24, 2021, the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a new report released by UN Women highlights the impact of the... Read More

The Gentlemen’s Factory, Strivers’ Row, and BE NYC host networking reception for Black entrepreneurs

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On November 20, 2021, the Gentlemen’s Factory, Strivers’ Row, and Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC) hosted a reception at Brooklyn Commons to allow Black entrepreneurs to reconnect with... Read More

Haitian leaders and community members reveal newly named 2/5 subway station Newkirk Ave – Little Haiti

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On November 18, 2021, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichote Hermelyn, Senator Kevin Parker, and Haitian community members gathered in Little Haiti, in Brooklyn, on the anniversary of the Battle of... Read More

Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs to host citizenship application assistance event on November 20, 2021

On November 20, 2021, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs is partnering with CUNY Citizenship Now for an in-person NYC Fall Citizenship Drive from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Middle School 2... Read More

Life of Hope and City agencies Partner to Provide Temporary Protected Status Application Assistance to Haitian New Yorkers

Photo credit: Yurii Kibalnik Life of Hope (LOH), in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), the Office of the Public Advocate, CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN), and CUNY... Read More

Nick Cannon leads Harlem Holiday Nights Parade

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell After skipping 2020 due to COVID 19, the Harlem Holiday Nights Parade came back in 2021 with Nick Cannon as Grand Marshall. The entertainer led the parade from... Read More

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer honors community organizations at Winterfest VIP reception in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer hosted a Winterfest VIP reception to kick-off Harlem holiday lights and honor community organizations at her uptown office in Harlem on November 16,... Read More