Africa in Harlem

Harlem leaders and advocates react to Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for more than 9 minutes and 29 seconds, came as a... Read More

Immigrants Are Essential: Celebrating Immigrant Heritage

Photo: Diversity Studio By Bitta Mostofi, Commissioner of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Immigrants have always been the foundation of New York City. Over 200 languages are spoken across the five... Read More

Homeless Americans can get stimulus payments and other benefits

Photo credit : Savvapanf While Economic Impact Payments continue to be made automatically to most people, the IRS can’t issue a payment to eligible Americans when information about them isn’t available in the... Read More

Canaan Baptist Church hosts press conference in Harlem to address police violence against Black citizens

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Rev. Thomas D. Johnson, senior pastor of Canaan Baptist Church in Harlem, invited his Christian counterparts and local elected officials to address Police violence against Black citizens, on... Read More

Applications for free instructional course for Black entrepreneurs now open

Photo credit: Jono Erasmus NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced “BE NYC Startup Intensive,” an instructional course to provide Black entrepreneurs with resources and support they need to... Read More

NYC celebrates immigrants’ contributions from April 12 to April 18

Photo credit: Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs April 12 marks the start of Immigrant Heritage Week (IHW), an annual NYC Mayor’s Office celebration of the many contributions of immigrants to New York City.... Read More

Prepare Your Young Learner with 3-K and Pre-K for All

Photo credit: Simone By Meisha Porter, New York City Schools Chancellor As educators, our job is to prepare our students for a successful, productive life, empowered with the skills they need to chase... Read More

Harlem Park to Park hosts Easter celebration for Harlem kids

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlem Park to Park hosted an Easter celebration for Harlem kids on Saturday April 3, 3021 at The Renaissance Pavilion at Strivers’ Row in Harlem. The afternoon of... Read More