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