Maternal mortality in communities of color discussed at community dialogue in Brooklyn

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Birth advocate and reproductive justice activist Shawnee Renee Benton-Gibson hosted a community dialogue on maternal mortality in communities of color in honor of her late daughter Shamony Makeba Gibson on December 19, 2019 at the Weeksville … Read More

Undocumented New Yorkers can now get a driver’s license

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Undocumented New Yorkers can now get a driver’s license thank you to the Green Light law enacted on June 17, 2019 and going into effect today December 16, 2019. To celebrate and help undocumented New Yorkers … Read More

Weeksville Heritage Center celebrates Kwanzaa with Brooklyn community

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Weeksville Heritage Center hosted a Kwanzaa Celebration for the Brooklyn community on December 14, 2019 in Brooklyn. The celebration included vendors, film screenings, crafts, music, and dance. For more, visit: https://www.weeksvillesociety.org/ Related Images:

We are the endless roar screens at the National Black Theatre in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell We are the endless roar, a cultural journey to Nigeria produced by Joyce Ademuwi, screened on December 13, 2019 at the National Black Theatre in Harlem. Joyce Ademuwi originally put the project on paper in 2015 … Read More

African Services Committee hosts annual holiday party in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell African Services Committee hosted its annual holiday party for clients, friends and family members at its headquarters in Harlem on December 13, 2019. Related Images:

Society for Africans in the Diaspora honors NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray at 9th ADA Awards in Harlem

Photos: Yaw Asare Aboagye Society for Africans in the Diaspora presented the Harriet Tubman’s Person of the Year Award to NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray at its 9th Annual African Diaspora Awards held at the Schomburg Center for Research in … Read More

Drs. Rosalind and Leonard Jeffries Jr. celebrate African legacy in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Drs. Rosalind and Leonard Jeffries Jr. celebrated the African legacy on the occasion of their 55th wedding anniversary on November 30, 2019 at the National Black Theater in Harlem.   Related Images:

Hundreds protest in Harlem against increased Police presence in NYC subway system

On November 22, 2019, hundreds of protesters gathered at the Harriet Tubman Memorial before heading to the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building Plaza in Harlem to protest against the increased police presence in the NYC subway system.        Related … Read More

NYC Department of Small Business Services hosts community forum for black entrepreneurs

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell A month after launching BE NYC (Black Entrepreneurs NYC), an initiative aimed at advancing Black entrepreneurship in New York City, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) hosted on November 9, 2019, a community forum targeting … Read More

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams commemorates 400 years of Fortitude

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Office of Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams commemorated 400 years of Fortitude on November 6, 2019 at Brooklyn Borough Hall. The event titled “Liberating our Legacy: building our future” brought together members of the African … Read More

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