Africa in Harlem

Attorney General James’ Motion to Release Grand Jury Proceedings Related to Daniel Prude’s Death Granted

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that a judge granted her motion to unseal and publicly release the grand jury minutes related to the investigation of Daniel Prude’s death.  “As I have... Read More

NYC Department of Small Business Services launches new campaign to support Black-owned businesses

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced Shop Your City: BE NYC, a targeted campaign to encourage New Yorkers to shop from the city’s Black-owned businesses. Studies show that... Read More

Biden-Harris administration announces changes to PPP benefiting small businesses left behind in previous relief efforts

The Biden-Harris administration announced several reforms targeting the PPP to the smallest businesses and those that have been left behind in previous relief efforts. While these efforts are no substitute for passage of... Read More

New letter implicates the NYPD and the FBI 56 years after Malcolm X’s assassination

56 years after Malcolm X was killed at the Audubon Ballroom in front of his wife and daughters, a letter written by undercover police officer Ray Wood brings new information and implicates the... Read More

From Home to Workplace: New Rules Help New Yorkers Remain Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Bitta Mostofi, Commissioner of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs We are all focused on making a better 2021 for all our communities: keeping our city safe, beating COVID-19, and ensuring... Read More

28th edition of New York African Film festival to run from February 4 to March 4, 2021

Photo credit: New York African Film festival The 28th edition of the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) returns with a virtual program celebrating the shared aspirations that drive humanity through time and... Read More

We All Really Matter, Apostle Dr. Staci Ramos and Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E call for accountability in assault on Black woman in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell We All Really Matter, a Harlem-based organization educating and empowering survivors of domestic abuse, along with 28th Precinct Clergy Council President Apostle Dr. Staci Ramos and Harlem Mothers... Read More

Ugandan New Yorkers urge Biden Administration to cut ties with dictator Yoweri Museveni

Photos credit: Sami Disu Ugandan New Yorkers were the latest of a list of African demonstrators coming to the United Nations Plaza with the hope of getting the UN and President Biden to... Read More