The New Black Panther Party pays tribute to Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The New Black Panther Party and the African International Merchants’ Agency held, on January 12, 2023, the 22nd annual tribute to Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad at the Magnolia Center in Brooklyn. The celebration of Black … Read More

Victims of tragic Bronx fire and community leader remembered at one-year anniversary

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Community members and elected officials gathered at 333 East 181st a year after the January 9th, 2022, tragic Bronx fire to remember the victims and honor the memory of Abdoulie Touray, the first Gambian to … Read More

President Dr. Thomas Isekenegbe meets Bronx Community College’s African and Muslim Students

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell  Bronx Community College Muslim Student Association, the Male Empowerment Network, and the African Students Association held, on December 1, 2022, a roundtable discussion with the college’s President, Dr. Thomas Isekenegbe, to discuss issues affecting them. … Read More

Jacob Restaurant gives away hot, nutritious meals to New Yorkers on Thanksgiving Day

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Rachid and Kim Niang, the owners of Jacob Restaurant, opened their doors for the 13th year in a row to provide a hot, nutritious meal to New Yorkers on Thanksgiving Day.     

NYS Senator Cordell Cleare discusses rules, rights, and resources for asylum seekers at public forum

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On November 4, 2022, NYS Senator Cordell Cleare hosted and moderated a public forum for asylum seekers at the Historic Masjid Malcolm Shabazz to discuss the rules, rights and resources affecting asylum seekers in the … 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

SBS’ MWBE Procurement Fair takes place at Barclays Center

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The first in-person New York City Department of Small Business Services’ (SBS) Citywide Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Procurement Fair since 2019 took place at Barclays Center on September 22, 2022. The event featured … 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

Muslim Community Network Launches Report on Hate Crime Prevention

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On Monday, July 18, 2022, Muslim Community Network launched and distributed its latest report on Hate Crime Prevention at New York City Hall. The report is an analysis of Hate Crime Incidents experienced by the … 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

Mayor Eric Adams and SBS Commissioner Kim kick off national small business week

Photos credit: Kenya L. Smith New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Kevin D. Kim kicked off on May 2, 2022, a grand celebration of National Small Business Week with … Read More

Muslim Community Network distributes 200 grocery boxes to Muslim immigrants ahead of Ramadan

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Muslim Community Network welcomed the holy month of Ramadan with a Food Pack-A-Thon on Thursday, March 31st, 2022, at the Islamic Cultural Center of New York located in Manhattan. Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine joined … Read More

CCRB finds 104 NYPD officers guilty of misconduct during Black Lives Matter Protests

Photo credit: Halfpoint On March 24, 2022, the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) released an updated protest data snapshot updating the public on the status of the 319 complaints stemming from the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests. Thus far, 269 … Read More

City of New York expands access to doulas and midwives to reduce maternal and infant mortality

New York City Mayor Eric Adams took steps on March 23, 2022, to reduce maternal and infant health inequities in New York City and provide critical resources to new families — announcing the citywide expansion of the doula program, the … Read More

NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) releases new report on City’s foreign-born residents

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro released on March 24, 2022, MOIA’s 2021 Report on the city’s immigrant population and the office’s activities.  The report highlights the impact of MOIA and showcases the work done … Read More

Bronx fire victims to receive $3 Million in cash assistance from the City of New York

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City (Mayor’s Fund) announced last week that an additional $3 million in cash assistance will be made available to assist over 150 households impacted by the … Read More

Muslim Community Network distributes funds raised to victims of the January-9 fire in the Bronx

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On March 4, 2022, victims of the January-9 fire in the Bronx lined up at the Angelo Patri Middle school, down the street from where the tragedy took place, to receive a check from the … Read More

Senegalese New Yorkers celebrate in Harlem Senegal’s victory at the Africa Cup of Nations

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The stakes were high for Senegalese New Yorkers who gathered in several locations in Harlem, including Patisserie Les Ambassades, the headquarters of the Senegalese Association of America, and Lenox Sapphire to cheer for the Senegalese … Read More

New UN Women data confirms violence against women has worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic

 Photo credit: Diego Cervo On November 24, 2021, the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a new report released by UN Women highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s safety at home … Read More

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