Citywide curfew in New York City begins June 1st at 11 p.m.

Photo credit: Trueffelpix Mayor de Blasio and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a citywide curfew in New York City will take effect beginning on June 1st at 11 p.m. and will be lifted at 5 a.m. the following morning. The de … Read More

Coronavirus: New York City lays out plan for reopening

Photo credit: Muhammad With the Test and Trace Corps set to launch June 1, and the number of positive cases, hospitalizations, and cases in the ICU in continuous decline, New York City is moving closer to the day when construction, … Read More

Wolof : Unemployment – Cash Assistance – Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT)

Africa in Harlem put together a visual presentation in Wolof on unemployment, cash assistance, Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) and other COVID-19 financial assistance programs available for African immigrants in New York City.    Related Images:

New York State launches $100 million New York Forward Loan Fund for small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on May 22, the launch of the $100 million New York Forward Loan Fund The New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) is a new economic recovery loan program aimed at … Read More

Coronavirus: Families eligible for $420 per child receiving free and reduced-price meals at school through Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT)

The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance announced earlier this month additional food assistance of more than $880 million to help New Yorkers with children who previously received free and reduced-price meals at school. The Pandemic Electronic … Read More

Guineans Succeeding in America to distribute free groceries to African families to help celebrate Eid in style amid Coronavirus crisis

Photo credit : New Africa & Andrey With the end of the holy month of Ramadan just a couple of days away, Guineans Succeeding in America (GSA) will distribute on May 22, 2020, free groceries to help African families celebrate … Read More

Coronavirus: How to celebrate and perform the Eid prayer at home

Africa in Harlem invited Imam Barry to explain how to celebrate and perform the Eid prayer at home during the Coronavirus crisis.  Related Images:

Coronavirus: About 178,000 of NYC Public School students will need summer learning

This summer, the NYC Department of Education will provide academic support to approximately 177,700 students with remote summer learning. This adjusted summer learning model will offer education and services to students with disabilities and provide academic support and additional time … Read More

Coronavirus : Black children are the most affected by the new “Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Associated with COVID-19”

The number of cases of the “Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Associated with COVID-19” has risen in New York City to reach 110 confirmed cases; in 54 percent of those either the child tested positive for COVID-19 or tested positive for … Read More

Coronavirus : The fiasco of the “not racist” NYPD enforcing social distancing continues at the expense of Black and brown New Yorkers

“We also have to recognize that police officers are human,” Police Commissioner Shea said this week during the City’s daily briefing. “They make mistakes, they’re not infallible. So, that’s the backdrop. But I will push back strongly on any notion … Read More

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