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Senegalese painter Akassa opens first solo exhibition at Kente Royal Gallery in Harlem

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Senegalese painter Akassa opened his first solo exhibition in America at the Kente Royal Gallery in Harlem on Saturday, February 8, 2020.   The exhibition titled ‘No limits” is open to the public... Read More

Center for New York City Affairs hosts talk on school integration

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The Center for New York City Affairs and the Academy for Teachers hosted on February 6, 2020, a talk on school integration and its historical roots with author Clara Hemphill.     Related... Read More

Deputy Mayor Thompson hosts 2020 Census Black media roundtable to boost response rate in Black and immigrant communities

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New York City Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson hosted a 2020 Census Black media roundtable on Monday, February 3, 2020 at City Hall in an attempt to reverse the low response rate in... Read More

African scholar Boukary Sawadogo gives book talk on African Cinema

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Boukary Sawadogo, Ph.D., Professor of Cinema Studies at City College, hosted a book talk titled, “West African Screen Media: Comedy, TV Series, and Transnationalization” on January 30, 2020 at the NYU Center for... Read More

Immigrant advocates denounce Supreme Court decision allowing public charge rule to go forward

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Immigrant advocates gathered at the New York Immigration Coalition for a press conference on January 28, 2020, a day after the U.S. Supreme Court 5-4 vote that now allows the Department of Homeland... Read More

City discusses contribution of immigrants in New York City’s fashion industry

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The NYC Department of Records and Information Services hosted a panel discussion on the historical relationship between immigrants and the city’s fashion industry on January 23, 2020 in Manhattan.   The panel moderated... Read More