Coronavirus: New York City lays out plan for reopening on June 8

Photo credit: Muhammad With the Test and Trace Corps launched on June 1, and the number of positive cases, hospitalizations, and cases in the ICU in continuous decline, New York City is ready to have construction, manufacturing, wholesale suppliers, and … Read More

George Floyd’s family to hire forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden after Hennepin County Medical Examiner found cause of death was not asphyxiation

The legal team representing the family of George Floyd announced in a statement that George Floyd’s family will hire an independent medical examiner to conduct their own autopsy after the Hennepin County Medical Examiner found that Floyd’s cause of death … Read More

When will the cold-blooded murder of unarmed Black men in America stop?

A couple of days after the third man involved in the killing of unarmed jogger Ahmaud Arbery was finally arrested in Georgia, the Black birdwatcher Christian Cooper had the police called on him, on Memorial Day, for allegedly “threatening” a … Read More

Wolof : Unemployment – Cash Assistance – Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT)

Africa in Harlem put together a visual presentation in Wolof on unemployment, cash assistance, Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) and other COVID-19 financial assistance programs available for African immigrants in New York City.    Related Images:

New York State launches $100 million New York Forward Loan Fund for small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on May 22, the launch of the $100 million New York Forward Loan Fund The New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) is a new economic recovery loan program aimed at … Read More

Coronavirus: Families eligible for $420 per child receiving free and reduced-price meals at school through Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT)

The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance announced earlier this month additional food assistance of more than $880 million to help New Yorkers with children who previously received free and reduced-price meals at school. The Pandemic Electronic … Read More

Guineans Succeeding in America to distribute free groceries to African families to help celebrate Eid in style amid Coronavirus crisis

Photo credit : New Africa & Andrey With the end of the holy month of Ramadan just a couple of days away, Guineans Succeeding in America (GSA) will distribute on May 22, 2020, free groceries to help African families celebrate … Read More

Parents urged to protect children from window falls with properly installed window guards

Photo credit: NYC Health Department Since March, three young children have fallen from windows that did not have window guards and sustained injuries. With New Yorkers remaining inside their homes to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Health Department, the … Read More

Coronavirus: How to celebrate and perform the Eid prayer at home

Africa in Harlem invited Imam Barry to explain how to celebrate and perform the Eid prayer at home during the Coronavirus crisis.  Related Images:

Coronavirus: About 178,000 of NYC Public School students will need summer learning

This summer, the NYC Department of Education will provide academic support to approximately 177,700 students with remote summer learning. This adjusted summer learning model will offer education and services to students with disabilities and provide academic support and additional time … Read More

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