Where to Find an Eid Outfit in Harlem, New York City? Explore the Malcolm Shabazz African Market!

As Eid approaches, searching for the perfect outfit becomes a delightful adventure, especially in Harlem, New York City. One of the gems of Harlem’s cultural scene is the Malcolm Shabazz African Market, a vibrant hub of African-inspired fashion and culture. … Read More

Senegalese New Yorkers demand elections on February 25, 2024

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Senegalese New Yorkers met on 116th Street in Harlem on February 10, 2024, to call on President Macky Sall to respect the electoral calendar and organize the presidential elections on the initially scheduled date of … Read More

With the cause of death still unknown, Alfa Barrie will be laid to rest on June 23rd

More than a month after the Police found Alfa Barrie’s lifeless body in the Hudson River, his family says the medical examiner’s office hasn’t given them a cause of death. Nevertheless, they will hold a funeral service at the Futa … Read More

Ghanaian New Yorkers celebrate 66 years of independence with flag-raising ceremony at Bowling Green

Photos credit: Bill Moore On March 6, 2023, Ghana’s Independence Day, the country’s flag was flying high at Bowling Green in lower Manhattan after a flag-raising ceremony. City officials, including Mayor Eric Adams, joined Ambassador Harold Agyeman, Ghana’s Permanent Representative … Read More

City of New York creates Office for Child Care and Early Childhood Education

Photo credit: Olesia Bilkei New York City Mayor Eric Adams reaffirmed the city’s commitment to families by creating the Mayor’s Office for Child Care and Early Childhood Education.   The new office will be led by Executive Director Dr. Michelle … Read More

The Ginjan brothers open new café in Brooklyn

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On January 28, 2023, Mohamed and Rahim Diallo, also known as the Ginjan brothers, hosted an official opening ceremony for their new GinjanCafé Brooklyn at 333 Nostrand Ave, in Bedstuy. The brothers started the festivities … 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

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 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:

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

Air Senegal partners with Senegalese Tourism Promotion Agency to promote Destination Senegal in the US

Photos credit: Bill Moore On September 3, 2021, the day following the launch of Air Senegal’s Dakar-New York-Washington line, the airline, in partnership with the Senegalese Tourism Promotion Agency hosted a private workshop on its strategy to promote the destination … Read More

Air Senegal’s Dakar New-York/Washington line is open

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The long-awaited launch of Air Senegal’s Dakar New-York/Washington line was held at the Blaise Diagne Airport in Dakar on September 1st 2021. Several officials including Senegalese Minister of Tourism Alioune Sarr, Blaise Diagne Airport’s Director … Read More

Ailey Extension to reopen studios for hybrid and in-studio only classes on September 18

Photo credit: Kyle Froman Ailey Extension will celebrate National Dance Day by welcoming New York City area dancers back to the studios to experience the vibrant energy of its “real classes for real people” in person starting Saturday, September 18. … Read More

Nigerian-American Designer Moshood celebrates 27 years in Brooklyn

Photos credit: Bill Moore Nigerian-American Designer Moshood celebrated 27 years in Brooklyn with fashion and music on August 1, 2021. Moshood, who came to New York from Lagos, Nigeria in the 1980’s to teach through his fashions to love 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

Coronavirus: Accra Restaurant joins local groups to feed African families in the Bronx during COVID-19 crisis

Photo credit: Accra Restaurant The Bronx Community Relief Effort, World Central Kitchen (WCK), RAP4BRONX, and The Bronx Private Industry Council powered by HERE to HERE, welcomed ACCRA Restaurant, a landmark African restaurant in The Bronx, to its group of local … 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