Harlem Night Market’s Three Weekends of Fun, Food & Winter Shopping Return to the Historic La Marqueta

Kick off the holiday season in Harlem with the Harlem Night Market at La Marqueta, created through a partnership between NYC Public Markets (run by NYC EDC), Uptown Grand Central, TBo Harlem & Union Settlement. This season’s edition returns Saturday, … Read More

Polls are now open! Vote Today in this Critical Election

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell By Mayor Eric Adams Tuesday, November 8th, is Election Day in New York City – your last chance to join millions of New Yorkers in making your voices heard and casting your ballots in these … Read More

Senator Cleare raises awareness about breast cancer at “Paint the Cure” event in Harlem

Photos credit: Bill Moore New York State Senator Cordell Cleare held a “Paint the Cure” event in Harlem on October 29, 2022, to raise awareness about breast cancer.  

Guinean singer Natu Camara curates free Harlem Meets Africa concert

Photos credit: isseu Diouf Campbell  Guinean singer/songwriter and Harlem resident Natu Camara curated on October 16, 2022, a free Harlem Meets Africa concert at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park. The goal was to connect, sing, dance, and … Read More

African Burial Ground commemorates the 19th anniversary of ancestors’ reinterment

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African Burial Ground National Monument commemorated the 19th anniversary of the reinterment of the ancestors with libation, singing, dancing, and drumming on October 8, 2022. The African Burial ground is the oldest and largest … Read More

Moshood honored at Mayor Eric Adams’ first African Heritage Celebration at Gracie Mansion

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Mayor Eric Adams honored Nigerian-American designer Moshood during his first African Heritage Celebration held on October 6, 2022, at Gracie Mansion. During the celebration, Mayor Adams joined the crowd to shake hands and even pose … 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

14th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival screens Attica in Harlem

  Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The 14th Annual Black Panther Party Film Festival, under the theme “Remembering Our Political Prisoners,” screened the documentary Attica, on September 30, 2022, at the Maysles Documentary Center in Harlem. A Q&A with Emmy-winning … 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

Senator Cordell Cleare hosts first annual Back-to-School Resource Fair

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York State 30th District Senator Cordell Cleare held her first annual Back-to-School Resource Fair in collaboration with Reach Week on September 24, 2022, at the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Building Public Plaza. The … 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

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 Africa-America Institute celebrates contributions of Africa and its worldwide diaspora at 38th Annual Awards Gala

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Africa-America Institute (AAI) – the premier U.S.-based international organization connecting Africa to America through education, training, and dialogue – celebrated the contributions of Africa and its worldwide diaspora at its 38th Annual Awards Gala … Read More

53rd African American Day Parade returns in person under the theme “Good Health is Essential”

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The African American Day Parade, Inc. (AADP), one of the largest and oldest parades of Black American culture, was back in person Sunday, September 18th, 2022, for the 53rd Annual African American Day Parade. “This … Read More

Senator Cordell Cleare hosts community tribute to Honorable Charles B. Rangel and Honorable Bill Perkins

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Senator Cordell Cleare hosted in partnership with Vito Jones, CEO of HARLEM INC: The Untold Stories, and Susan “Bunny” Dais, CEO of Harlem Honors Awards, a community tribute to Honorable Charles B. Rangel and Honorable … 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

Family and community members demand justice for Elijah Muhammad

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Family and community members held a press conference in Harlem on August 5, 2022, to demand accountability for Elijah Muhammad, who died from an overdose at Rikers Island.      

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