SBS launches “BE NYC” to create equity of opportunity for black entrepreneurs in NYC

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Deputy Mayor J. Phillip Thompson, Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop, Shawn Rochester, Author of The Black Tax: The Cost of Being Black in America, radio personality Angela Yee and entrepreneur Elliot Breece joined with … Read More

Muslim Community Network shows solidarity with immigrants at Civic Action Day

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Muslim Community Network, founded in 2003 to respond to urgent needs after 9/11, hosted on August 29, 2019 in Manhattan, a “Civic Action Day: Muslims for Migrant Rights” event in response to the ICE Raids … Read More

New York Immigration Coalition draws attention to decreasing number of programs for older immigrants entering NYC education system

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York Immigration Coalition held a multilingual media briefing on August 27, 2019 in Manhattan to draw attention to the decreasing number of programs for older immigrants entering NYC education system. Expert community leaders and advocates … Read More

African brothers Mohammed and Rahim Diallo open Ginjan Café in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell African brothers Mohammed and Rahim Diallo opened Ginjan Café on August 24, 2019 on 125th & Park in Harlem. The move is the second step of an entrepreneurial journey the two brothers originally from Guinea started … Read More

“Commissioner O’Neill I thank you for doing the right thing” says Eric Garner’s daughter

By Isseu Diouf Campbell An hour after Commissioner James O’Neill announced the firing of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for using a banned chokehold that killed Eric Garner; Garner’s two children Eric Garner Jr. and Emerald Garner along with Reverend Al … Read More

African New Yorker Abdourahamane Diallo announces run for NYC Council District 16

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell African New Yorker and candidate for New York City Council District 16 Abdourahamane Diallo held a pre-launch campaign press conference for the African community on August 14, 2019 in the Bronx. The 28-year-old Guinean American who … Read More

Imagenation highlights black entrepreneurs in music, fashion and film at celebration in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Imagenation Cinema Foundation highlighted entrepreneurs in music, fashion and film, during a celebration of black enterprise featuring a panel discussion on doing business in Harlem, a fashion show of OKETSA by acclaimed South African Designer Thulare … Read More

Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce’s 45th Annual HARLEM WEEK celebration continues with New York City Economic Development Day

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce held New York City Economic Development Day on August 8, 2019 at Columbia University in Harlem. The day featured a Business and Health Summit, a Public & Private Sector Business … Read More

The Door of our Return Foundation hosts breakfast on Africa, Africans in America and the 400-year journey

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Door of our Return Foundation hosted a community stakeholders breakfast Forum on Africa, Africans in America and the 400-year journey at the Thomasina’s Catering Hall in Queens on August 6, 2019. Speakers included Brooklyn Borough … Read More

Harlem Week commemorates 400th year of kidnapped Africans’ arrival in America

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlem Week commemorated the 400th anniversary of kidnapped Africans’ arrival in America with performances by Uptown Dance Academy, Harlem Bomb Shelter & Impact Repertory Theatre on August 3, 2019 at the African Burial Ground in Manhattan.

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