Street in Brooklyn named after American jazz pianist Randy Weston

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell On September 29, 2019 Fatou Weston, the widow of renowned American jazz pianist Randy Weston was joined by elected officials including Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo, family members, musicians and friends for the co-naming ceremony of Randy … Read More

Somali-American model and entrepreneur Iman honored by Mayor Bill de Blasio at African Heritage reception

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Somali-American model and entrepreneur Iman was honored during the African Heritage Reception hosted by Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray on September 26, 2019 at Gracie Mansion. The African New Yorker was recognized … Read More

African Union Development Agency-NEPAD launches “100,000 SME’s for 1 million Youth by 2021” campaign in New York

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African Union Development Agency-NEPAD launched its “100,000 SME’s for 1 million Youth by 2021” campaign to accelerate job creation in Africa on September 26, 2019 at the African Union Headquarters in New York City.  

African Union Development Agency-NEPAD hosts economic dialogue with African diaspora in Brooklyn

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African Union Development Agency-NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD) hosted an economic dialogue with the African diaspora titled “Our Door of Return” on September 26, 2019 at Brooklyn Borough Hall.  

Hawa Bah holds a vigil for her son Mohamed Bah killed by the NYPD in 2012

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Hawa Bah held a vigil in Harlem in remembrance of her son Mohamed Bah killed in 2012 by the NYPD minutes after she called 911 for an ambulance. The vigil was held on September 25, 2019 … Read More

Africa-America Institute celebrates African Success at 35th Annual Awards Gala

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Africa-America Institute (AAI) celebrated African success during its 35th Annual Awards Gala held on September 24, 2019 at the American Museum of Natural History. To commemorate the 400-year anniversary of the first Africans brought to … Read More

Comptroller Stringer honors Kujegi Camara, Moses Dayee and Peter Aro at African Immigrant Heritage celebration

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer honored Kujegi Camara, president of the Smiling Coast Women Empowerment Network, Moses Dayee, president of the Socialite Club of Staten Island and Peter Aro, founder of the Holy Moe … Read More

Guinean, Senegalese, Togolese and Cameroonian New Yorkers protest at the UN for better leadership

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Citizens of several African including Guinea, Senegal, Southern Cameroonian State and Togo showed up at the United Nations on September 24, 2019 to protest for better leadership    

African Diaspora New Yorkers march to demand the release of Nigerian Activist Omoyele Sowore

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Members of the African Diaspora gathered on September 24, 2019 at the Nigerian Consulate in New York then marched to the UN to demand the release of Nigerian activist and founder of Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore … Read More

African Diaspora Initiative launches in Queens with H.E. Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell African Union Ambassador H.E. Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao and members of the African Diaspora in New York launched on September 21, 2019 the Queens African Diaspora Initiative.  

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