African ancestors who perished during the voyage of the Atlantic slave trade remembered at 30th Annual Tribute in Brooklyn

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The People of the Sun Middle Passage Collective along with Medgar Evers College Student Government Association and Akeem Productions hosted The 30th Annual Tribute to the Ancestors on June 8, 2019 on the Coney Island boardwalk … Read More

Women in the Black honors Curly Girl Collective, Egypt “Ify” Ufele, Suzzanne Douglas and Kyndra Frazier

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Women in the Black honored the Curly Girl Collective, Egypt “Ify” Ufele, Suzzanne Douglas and Kyndra Frazier during its 21st Who’s the Boss Conference held on June 8, 2019 in Harlem. Around 75 women entrepreneurs attended … Read More

NYC Department of Education and NYU Center for Strategic Solutions host 3rd Decolonizing Education Conference

    Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The NYC Department of Education’s Office of Equity and Access and NYU Center for Strategic Solutions hosted their 3rd annual Decolonizing Education Conference on June 7, 2019 at the Brooklyn Law School. The two-day … Read More

African business owner Atinuke Akinwunmi featured in photo exhibit celebrating the contribution of New York City’s immigrant business owners

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Nigerian immigrant and owner of PurH20 Atinuke Akinwunmi is featured in a new photo exhibit at the Tenement Museum celebrating the legacy and contribution of New York City’s immigrant business owners. Deputy Mayor Philip J. Thompson, … Read More

10th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival takes place in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The 10th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival took place on June 1, 2019 on Saint Nicholas Avenue between 141st & 145th Street in Harlem. The festival included vendors and several performers including Malian singer Tapani, afro-Columbian singer … Read More

Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) hosts State of Black America Series in Brooklyn

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) hosted its State of Black America Series in Brooklyn led by Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke representing New York’s 9th congressional district on May 31, 2019 at I.S. 392. The town hall’s … Read More

HERO opens 26th New York African Film Festival

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell HERO, a film inspired by the life of Ulric Cross, a young Trinidadian who served in England’s Royal Air Force during World War II and became a central figure in the liberation struggles of several African … Read More

USA/Mali Charitable Association of New York promotes African culture in NYC public schools

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell USA/Mali Charitable Association of New York, a nonprofit organization promoting African culture in NYC, hosted its 9th annual cultural event on May 29, 2019 at P.S. 125 Ralph Bunche School in Harlem. The cultural event included … Read More

Harlem Hospital nurses protest for better working conditions

By Isseu Diouf Campbell A group of nurses gathered in front of Harlem Hospital’s pavilion building located on Lenox Avenue between 136th and 137th street on May 28, 2019 to protest for better working conditions and a safe registered nurse … Read More

Ilyasah Shabazz hosts 94th celebration of life & legacy of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz aka Malcolm X

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Ilyasah Shabazz, the third daughter of Malcom X and Betty Shabazz, hosted the 94th celebration of life & legacy of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz emceed by Cheryl Wills on May 19, 2019 at the Malcolm X and … Read More

1 2 3 4 73