Black Feminist Project discusses black women’s issues at 4th Annual Not Just Talk Summit

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Black Feminist Project hosted its 4th Annual Not Just Talk Summit titled Black Womxn Matter on September 14, 2019 at the Bronx Public Library. The event included exhibitors, a keynote speech by activist Didi Delgado, … Read More

NYC Commission on Human Rights celebrates African Heritage Month at Brooklyn Borough Hall

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The NYC Commission on Human Rights celebrated African Heritage Month on September 12, 2019 at Brooklyn Borough Hall by honoring members of the African Diaspora for their contribution to the community. The Commission honored Judge Dweynie … Read More

SBS launches “BE NYC” to create equity of opportunity for black entrepreneurs in NYC

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson, Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop, Shawn Rochester, Author of The Black Tax: The Cost of Being Black in America, radio personality Angela Yee and entrepreneur Elliot Breece joined with … Read More

On and off rain did not deter masqueraders of 52nd West Indian American Day Carnival Parade

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The on and off rain did not deter the masqueraders of the 52nd West Indian American Day Carnival Parade. More than 20 adult bands competed during the biggest celebration of Caribbean Heritage and Culture in New … Read More

52nd Annual Grand Marshals VIP breakfast kicks off West Indian American Day Carnival Parade

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The West Indian American Day Carnival Association held its 52nd VIP breakfast, the official start of the West Indian American Day Carnival Parade with elected officials and Grand Marshals on September 2, 2019 at Lincoln Terrace … Read More

Muslim Community Network shows solidarity with immigrants at Civic Action Day

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Muslim Community Network, founded in 2003 to respond to urgent needs after 9/11, hosted on August 29, 2019 in Manhattan, a “Civic Action Day: Muslims for Migrant Rights” event in response to the ICE Raids … Read More

New York Immigration Coalition draws attention to decreasing number of programs for older immigrants entering NYC education system

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York Immigration Coalition held a multilingual media briefing on August 27, 2019 in Manhattan to draw attention to the decreasing number of programs for older immigrants entering NYC education system. Expert community leaders and advocates … Read More

Brooklyn-born actress Nia Long honored by Mayor Bill de Blasio at West Indian and Caribbean American Heritage Reception

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Brooklyn-born actress Nia Long with roots in Trinidad, Grenada and Barbados was honored by Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray at the West Indian and Caribbean American Heritage Reception held on August 27, … Read More

African brothers Mohammed and Rahim Diallo open Ginjan Café in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell African brothers Mohammed and Rahim Diallo opened Ginjan Café on August 24, 2019 on 125th & Park in Harlem. The move is the second step of an entrepreneurial journey the two brothers originally from Guinea started … Read More

Imagenation Outdoors Film and Music Festival hosts Kids Night Out event in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Imagenation Outdoors Film and Music Festival hosted a Kids Night Out event on August 24, 2019 at Saint Nicholas Park in Harlem. The event included face painting, games, performances, backpack giveaway and screening of Spiderman: into … Read More

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