African immigrant New Yorkers say final goodbye to community activist Khady Diaby

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell African immigrant New Yorkers said their final goodbye to community activist Khady Diaby after Jummah and the two-Rakat-prayer led by Imam Konate on January 20, 2022, at Masjid Aqsa in Harlem. The Consul of Ivory … Read More

New-York based activist Ousmane Tounkara explains why Senegalese investigative journalist Pape Alé Niang is still in detention

In our latest Africa in Harlem Live, New-York based Senegalese activist Ousmane Tounkara explains why investigative journalist Pape Alé Niang was arrested on November 6, 2022, by the Police and why he has yet to be released. Niang, who started … Read More

Harlem lost one of its most influential religious leaders: Reverend Calvin Butts III

Photos credit: Bill Moore On October 28, 2022, Harlem lost one of its most influential religious leaders: Reverend Calvin Butts III, who led the Abyssinian Baptist Church, founded in 1808, for over 30 years. Reverend Butts also served as President … Read More

Mayor Eric Adams presents a proclamation to World Boxing Council in honor of Louis ‘Battling Siki’ Fall

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Mayor Eric Adams presented a proclamation to the World Boxing Council in honor of Louis ‘Battling Siki’ Fall during a ceremony held at City Hall on October 4, 2022. Battling Siki, the first athlete born … Read More

The Collective of the Senegalese Diaspora promotes Black culture at Fall festival in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Collective of the Senegalese Diaspora partnered with Friends of Morningside Park to host Our Common Ground Fall Family Festival 2022 on September 24, 2022, in Harlem. The event featured yoga, African drumming, dance, and … Read More

Wutiko presents 2nd Edition of Opportunities in Africa

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Wutiko, a pan-African company providing jobs, training, and funding opportunities, organized in partnership with Pace University the second edition of Opportunities in Africa on September 21, 2022, in Manhattan. Opportunities in Africa connects African-based organizations … Read More

The City of New York hosts African Heritage Celebration in the Bronx

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The City of New York held its African Heritage Celebration and Festival on September 17, 2022, at Lou Gehrig Plaza in The Bronx. The all-day event featured musical and traditional dance performances, spoken word artists, … Read More

African Union Day Foundation commemorates 20th anniversary of African Union’s formation with flag-raising ceremony

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African Union Day Foundation commemorated the 20th anniversary of the formation of the African Union from the Organization of African Unity (OAU) on September 9, 2022, with a flag-raising ceremony at Bowling Green Park … Read More

Mayor Adams commits to a new way of doing business with Africa at USAfrica Business Expo 2022

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell During his address to African and American business owners at the 4th edition of the USAfrica Business Expo 2022, Mayor Eric Adams committed to a new way of doing business with Africa. The annual conference, … Read More

Bronx Borough President Gibson celebrates 2nd Annual New York State Abolition Commemoration Day

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On July 11, 2022, Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson celebrated the 2nd Annual New York State Abolition Commemoration Day in partnership with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASLAH) at … Read More

African Life Center hosts Mental Health Forum for Young Africans at Bronx Community College

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell African Life Center, a non-profit organization providing health education to African immigrants, held on June 26, 2022, a mental health forum for young people by young people at Bronx Community College.  Related Images:

Women in the Black helps women entrepreneurs hit the reset button at annual conference

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Women in the Black, a Harlem-based nonprofit organization helping women start, build, lead and grow their businesses, held its annual Who’s the Boss Conference under the theme “Reset” on June 16, 2022, at the Alhambra Ballroom. … Read More

BAM Dance Africa Festival returns for its 45th anniversary

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell and Nate Palmer African food and culture were at the center stage of the Brooklyn Academy of Music Dance Africa Festival held during the Memorial Day weekend in Brooklyn. A storm that blew many tents … Read More

The African Union Day Foundation hosts a reception at the Turkish House

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African Union Day Foundation, an initiative founded in July 2006 to promote the celebrations of Africa Day and African Union Day in the Diaspora, held a reception in honor of Africa Day at the … Read More

Turkish Consulate General in New York seals new partnership with Ghana and Nigeria

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Turkish Consulate General in New York hosted a reception on February 26, 2022, in Manhattan to celebrate its new partnership with Ghana and Nigeria. The very well-attended event included Ghanaian and Nigerian food and … Read More

President Biden signs new Executive Order to impose sanctions against those responsible for crisis in Northern Ethiopia

President Biden is taking further steps to respond to the ongoing conflict in northern Ethiopia. This conflict has sparked one of the worst humanitarian and human rights crises in the world, with over 5 million people requiring humanitarian assistance and … Read More

The Africa Center partners with The Africa Soft Power Project to celebrate Africa Month

Every May 25th, Africans on the continent and in the Diaspora celebrate the formation of the Organization of African Unity, an intergovernmental organization spearheaded by then Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah and established on May 25, 1963 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. … Read More

African scholar Boukary Sawadogo gives book talk on African Cinema

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Boukary Sawadogo, Ph.D., Professor of Cinema Studies at City College, hosted a book talk titled, “West African Screen Media: Comedy, TV Series, and Transnationalization” on January 30, 2020 at the NYU Center for the study of … Read More

Ugandans rally in New York to denounce President Musevini’s violation of human rights

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Ugandan communities in New York, Boston, and Washington D.C. along with friends of Uganda held a rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York City on September 26, 2018 to denounce the government’s violation of … Read More

Un rapport révèle les économies les plus compétitives d’Afrique

Le nombre de personnes en âge de travailler en Afrique devrait atteindre 450 millions au cours des deux prochaines décennies, mais les moteurs de création d’emplois du continent ne suivent pas. Si des postes nouveaux et en nombre suffisant ne … Read More

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