Ramadan : NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer to sponsor halal iftar meals for Muslim families this weekend

On May 15 and 17, 2020, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer’s Office will sponsor halal iftar meals for Muslim families in need observing Ramadan at the following grab and go sites.   Friday, May 15, 4:00PM-6:00PM APNA BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CENTER & … Read More

Rev. Al Sharpton calls for immediate investigation into the killing of unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of National Action Network (NAN), is demanding an immediate investigation into the case of an unarmed 25-year-old man, Ahmaud Arbery, who was killed by a father and a son in Brunswick, … Read More

Rokia Traoré: Single mothers group charges miscarriage of justice in arrest of famed Malian star

Photo credits: rokiatraore.net A Change.org petition has collected over 23,000 signatures in support of acclaimed singer and human rights activist Rokia Traore of Mali following her arrest in Paris for a child custody violation. According to French authorities, Traoré was … Read More

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

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell   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 until February … Read More

African scholar Boukary Sawadogo gives book talk on African Cinema

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell 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 the study of … Read More

We are the endless roar screens at the National Black Theatre in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell We are the endless roar, a cultural journey to Nigeria produced by Joyce Ademuwi, screened on December 13, 2019 at the National Black Theatre in Harlem. Joyce Ademuwi originally put the project on paper in 2015 … Read More

Chefs Pierre Thiam and Carla Hall discuss food and cultural inheritance at MOFAD

Photos : Isseu Diouf Campbell The Museum of Food and Drink hosted a discussion with Chefs Pierre Thiam and Carla Hall titled: Cooking as Inheritance: Beyond Soul Food in the African Diaspora on November 14, 2018 in Brooklyn.

25th New York African Film Festival opens at Film Society of New York

Photos : Isseu Diouf Campbell The 25th New York African Film Festival opened at Film Society of New York under the theme “25 Years of the New York African Film Festival,” on May 16, 2018. The Opening Night film is Apolline … Read More

New York Urban League honors Dapper Dan, Kyle Hagler and Valeisha Butterfield

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The New York Urban League honored Kyle Hagler, president of Next Management, Valeisha Butterfield Jones, Global Head of Women & Black Community Engagement at Google and Fashion innovator Dapper Dan during its 53rd Annual Frederick Douglass … Read More

Guinean-American Designer Zayna showcases African inspired collections in Harlem

Photos : Isseu Diouf Campbell Guinean-American Designer Zayna hosted a fashion show on May 12, 2018 at the National Black Theater in Harlem to showcase her latest African inspired collections. Related Images:

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