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

New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce honors Women of Excellence at Fundraising Breakfast

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2019 NY Women of Excellence & ContractHer Fundraising Breakfast, on September 20, 2019 in Manhattan. The organization dedicated to assisting women achieve success and economic independence through … Read More

African Advisory Council of the Bronx hosts 1st Annual African Heritage Multicultural Dance and Music Festival

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African Advisory Council of the Bronx Borough President’s Office hosted its 1st Annual African Heritage Multicultural Dance and Music Festival on September 18, 2019 at Hostos Community College. Several African artists including Salieu Suso, Sali … Read More

Harlem Entrepreneurial Fund holds workshop on how to Get Capital for your business

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlem Entrepreneurial Fund held in partnership with Trufund a workshop on how to get capital for your business on September 17, 2019 in Harlem.  

African American Day Parade Inc. celebrates 50 years in the Harlem community

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African American Day Parade Inc. celebrated its 50th year in the Harlem community on September 15, 2019. The 2019 Grand Marshals of the annual parade starting on 111th Street and ending on 136th Street included … Read More

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