“Commissioner O’Neill I thank you for doing the right thing” says Eric Garner’s daughter

By Isseu Diouf Campbell An hour after Commissioner James O’Neill announced the firing of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for using a banned chokehold that killed Eric Garner; Garner’s two children Eric Garner Jr. and Emerald Garner along with Reverend Al … Read More

African New Yorker Abdourahamane Diallo announces run for NYC Council District 16

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell African New Yorker and candidate for New York City Council District 16 Abdourahamane Diallo held a pre-launch campaign press conference for the African community on August 14, 2019 in the Bronx. The 28-year-old Guinean American who … Read More

Imagenation highlights black entrepreneurs in music, fashion and film at celebration in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Imagenation Cinema Foundation highlighted entrepreneurs in music, fashion and film, during a celebration of black enterprise featuring a panel discussion on doing business in Harlem, a fashion show of OKETSA by acclaimed South African Designer Thulare … Read More

Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce’s 45th Annual HARLEM WEEK celebration continues with New York City Economic Development Day

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce held New York City Economic Development Day on August 8, 2019 at Columbia University in Harlem. The day featured a Business and Health Summit, a Public & Private Sector Business … Read More

The Door of our Return Foundation hosts breakfast on Africa, Africans in America and the 400-year journey

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Door of our Return Foundation hosted a community stakeholders breakfast Forum on Africa, Africans in America and the 400-year journey at the Thomasina’s Catering Hall in Queens on August 6, 2019. Speakers included Brooklyn Borough … Read More

Harlem Week commemorates 400th year of kidnapped Africans’ arrival in America

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlem Week commemorated the 400th anniversary of kidnapped Africans’ arrival in America with performances by Uptown Dance Academy, Harlem Bomb Shelter & Impact Repertory Theatre on August 3, 2019 at the African Burial Ground in Manhattan.

Harlem Community Development Corporation holds workshop on how to launch an e-commerce business

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlem Community Development Corporation held a workshop on how to launch an e-commerce business on July 24, 2019 in Harlem. Angela Ramirez, former director of Washington Heights BID, conducted the workshop.  

Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce honors Spike Lee at 45th HARLEM WEEK celebration kick off in Harlem

Photos: Winston Rodney The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce presented iconic filmmaker Spike Lee with an award in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of his film “Do the Right Thing” at the 45th Annual HARLEM WEEK celebration kick off, “A … Read More

Murid Brotherhood of New York hosts Bamba Day in Harlem with Serigne Mame Mor MBacke

Photo: Hakim Mutlaq The Murid Brotherhood of New York hosted Bamba Day on July 28, 2019 in Harlem. The day started with a march from 116th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd to the State Office Building where Serigne Mame … Read More

Face2Face Africa’s Face List Awards honor Rebecca Enonchong, Kevin Okyere, Abrima Erwiah, Jimmy Jean Louis, Peter Akwaboah and Iddris Sandu

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Face2Face Africa honored Rebecca Enonchong, CEO of AppsTech: Kevin Okyere, CEO of Springfield Group; Abrima Erwiah, Co-founder of Studio 189, Haitian Actor Jimmy Jean Louis, Peter Akwaboah Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and tech mogul Iddris … Read More

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