Eligible Liberians can get a green card if they apply before December 20, 2020

Photo credit: Thanyalak Eligible Liberians who have lived in the US since November 20, 2014, have a unique opportunity to adjust their status and get a green card thanks to the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) provision passed by Congress … Read More

Local officials set the record straight at Harlem salute to first and only Black Mayor of the “liberal” city of New York, the Honorable David Dinkins

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Local officials had, on November 28, 2020, an opportunity to set the record straight at a Harlem salute to the first and only Black Mayor of the “liberal” city of New York, the Honorable David … Read More

Kenneth Ebie appointed as Executive Director of Black Entrepreneurs NYC

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced the appointment of Kenneth Ebie as the inaugural Executive Director and Chief Development Officer of Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC). In this role, Ebie … Read More

NYC Schools will reopen for students from 3-k to grade 5 and District 75

Photo credit: NYC Department of Education Students in 3-K and Pre-K programs, as well as those in grade k through grade 5 who have opted for in-person learning will return to school buildings on Monday, December 7, and schools serving … Read More

Harlem celebrates Biden-Harris’ election win

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlemites gathered at the State Office Building in Harlem on November 8, 2020 to celebrate the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris but also the re-election of community leaders Assemblywoman Inez Dickens, State Senator … Read More

African New Yorkers denounce the evils of police brutality and government corruption in Guinea and Nigeria

Photos credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell While many New Yorkers were celebrating Halloween on October 31, 2020, members of the African Diaspora in New York City were denouncing the evils of police brutality and government corruption in Guinea and Nigeria among … Read More

Video: How to vote without a hassle in Harlem and New York City

Africa in Harlem created a short video to facilitate your voting experience in Harlem and New York City. If you have more questions or need help, please contact us here.     Related Images:

Guinean Harlemite braves long lines to cast her first vote

Harlemites came out on October 25, 2020 to cast their vote on the second day of early voting for the November 3, 2020 presidential election. While voting at Wadleigh High School was very easy, with no line in sight, casting … Read More

How to vote early in NYC from October 24 to November 1, 2020

Early voting for the November 3, 2020 presidential election will start in New York City on October 24 and run until November 1, 2020. You are required to wear a mask/face covering and maintain 6 feet of distance when entering … Read More

New York City announces phases of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The City of New York will work with the State to guarantee maximum distribution of a safe, effective, and free vaccine, with an emphasis on communities hardest hit by the pandemic. Over the next two months, the City will engage … Read More

You have until October 16 at 6 a.m. to fill out the 2020 Census online

If you live in New York or any other US state, undocumented or not, you have until October 16 at 6 a.m. to fill out the 2020 Census online at https://my2020census.gov/. Via mail, the census form is due at collection … Read More

COVID-19 makes New Yorkers anxious et depressed Health Opinion Polls show

Photo credit:The Visuals You Need The Health Department released on September 22, 2020, a new report on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health in New York City. Health Opinion Polls conducted in April and May found New Yorkers are … Read More

In-person learning delayed in New York City Public Schools

Photo credit: Tom Wang The City of New York announced, on September 17, 2020, changes to the previous school reopening schedule announced earlier this month. According to the new schedule, only 3-K, pre-K, early education sites and District 75 schools … Read More

$300 lost wages assistance payments will begin next week says NYS Department of Labor

Photo credit: Anna The New York State Department of Labor today announced on September 10, 2020 that payments for the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program, which provides an additional $300 in weekly benefits to unemployed New Yorkers, will begin next … Read More

Civil Rights Leaders Issue Statement on Armed White Militia Violence Against Protesters at Jacob Blake Protest

Leading national racial justice organizational leaders issued on August 27, 2020, a joint statement on armed white militia violence and police camaraderie with militia members following the arrest of a militia member in connection with the killing of two police … Read More

Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s running mate as Black leaders get their wishes granted

Photo credit: U.S. Senate Black male and female leaders from around the country who called on presidential candidate Joe Biden to choose a Black woman as vice-president, got their wishes granted as President Obama’s former vice president picked Kamala Harris … Read More

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