Africa in Harlem

George Floyd : Civil Rights Leaders call for National Day of Mourning and federal action to reform police

The leaders of the nation’s leading civil rights and racial justice organizations have issued a joint statement in response to the unrest ravaging America’s cities. “We call on the nation to join the... Read More

George Floyd: Charges against Derek Chauvin upgraded to felony second-degree murder

Attorney Benjamin Crump, representing George Floyd’s family, announced all four officers involved in the killing of George Floyd will been arrested and charged TODAY. Dereck Chauvin, who held his knee on George Floyd’s... Read More

George Floyd’s Family calls for first-degree murder charges against Chauvin after independent autopsy determined George Floyd’s death was due to asphyxia from sustained forceful pressure

Attorney Ben Crump, co-counsels and the family of George Floyd called for the arrest of all the officers who played a part in Floyd’s death and for a first-degree murder charge to be... Read More

Citywide curfew in New York City begins June 1st at 11 p.m.

Photo credit: Trueffelpix Mayor de Blasio and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a citywide curfew in New York City will take effect beginning on June 1st at 11 p.m. and will be lifted at... Read More

George Floyd: New Yorkers march and chant, “I can’t breathe” from Harlem to Times Square

Thousands of protesters gathered at the State Office Building in Harlem on May 30, 2020, to voice their outcry for the killing of George Floyd and countless other Black Americans who have lost... Read More

Wolof: Financial assistance registration for the Senegalese Diaspora ends today

Africa in Harlem invited the Consul General of Senegal in New York, Elhadji Ndanghane Ndao, to discuss the Coronavirus financial assistance program targeting the Senegalese Diaspora living in the US.   To fill... Read More

Coronavirus: New York City lays out plan for reopening

Photo credit: Muhammad With the Test and Trace Corps set to launch June 1, and the number of positive cases, hospitalizations, and cases in the ICU in continuous decline, New York City is... Read More

George Floyd’s family to hire forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden after Hennepin County Medical Examiner found cause of death was not asphyxiation

The legal team representing the family of George Floyd announced in a statement that George Floyd’s family will hire an independent medical examiner to conduct their own autopsy after the Hennepin County Medical... Read More