Africa in Harlem

Attorney General James Files Lawsuit Against the NYPD for Excessive Use of Force

New York Attorney General Letitia James today filed a lawsuit against the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and its leadership to end its pattern of using excessive force and making false arrests... Read More

NYC African Leaders and Clergy endorse Eric Adams for Mayor

Photos credit: Adrian Childress More than a dozen of African leaders and clergy endorsed Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams for Mayor on January 13, 2021 during a press conference held on the steps... Read More

Keyon Harrold Jr’s parents, Reverend Al Sharpton and Ben Crump all call for a boycott of Arlo Hotels

Photos credit: Adrian Childress The parents of Keyon Harrold Jr., Keyon Harrold Sr. and Kat Rodriguez, nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump and Reverend Al Sharpton held a news... Read More

Nigerien New Yorkers accuse France of interference

Photos credit: Houreidja Tall Nigerian New Yorkers were planning a protest at the US Capitol to denounce France’s alleged interference in the presidential elections scheduled in Niger on February 21, 2021, but are... Read More

Three new COVID-19 Vaccine Hubs open today in the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Three new COVID-19 Vaccine Hubs located in the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn opened today, January 10, 2021. Twelve additional Hubs will open next week across the five boroughs,... Read More

Immigrant advocates call for Action on Day 1 of Biden Administration to dismantle Trump Legacy

George Tarr, African Refuge Citing the Democratic Party’s majority control in Congress, the New York Immigration Coalition, advocates, New Yorkers, and policy experts called for the Biden administration to keep their promise to... Read More

The Africa Center’s CEO Uzodinma Iweala shares thoughts on Trump supporters’ desecration of US Capitol

Like many of you I watched yesterday as rioters and terrorists desecrated the United States Capitol building. I was not shocked. That such violent opposition to U.S. democratic institutions would manifest after years... Read More

City launches three new mentorship programs for women and minority owned businesses

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris today announced the launch of three new mentorship programs expected to serve 1,500 businesses in 2021. The programs, ‘Small Business Mentors NYC,’ ‘BE... Read More