We All Really Matter hosts “Love on the Block” in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell We All Really Matter, the Harlem-based domestic violence organization held a block party for children titled “Love on the Block” on September 11, 2021 on 131st street between Frederick Douglass and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevards. … Read More

Harlem Community leader Cordell Cleare says her last goodbye to beloved son Jordan Emmanuel Nieves

Photos credit: Bill Moore Harlem Community leader Cordell Cleare said her last goodbye to her beloved son Jordan Emmanuel Nieves on August 24, 2021 during his funeral held at the Covenant Christian Church in the Bronx. Jordan Emmanuel Nieves who … Read More

Air Senegal hosts reception in Harlem to celebrate service start to Washington and New York on September 2nd

Photos credit: Bill Moore With its plan to start service to Washington and New York on September 2, 2021, Air Senegal hosted a reception at Lenox Saphire in Harlem on August 6, 2021 to connect with Senegalese and West-African New … Read More

The 47th Annual HARLEM WEEK is on!

Photos credit: Bill Moore The 47th Annual HARLEM WEEK, an eight-day live and virtual event celebrating the best of Harlem launched this year on August 6, 2021 with landmark events including Senior Citizens Day, Great Jazz on the Great Hill, … Read More

Harlem-born Hip-Hop legend Biz Markie’s funeral will take place on August 2 in New York

The funeral of Hip-Hop legend Biz Markie born Marcel Theo Hall known for his Top 40 hit, “Just A Friend” and his recurring role on “Yo Gabba Gabba”, will take place on August 2 in Patchogue, New York. Other Hip-Hop … Read More

Harlem Muslim New Yorkers celebrate Eid-al-Adha on July 20

Photos credit: Bill Moore On July 20, 2021, Harlem Muslim New Yorkers celebrated Eid-al-Adha, a holiday commemorating the Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his own son Ismael as an act of obedience to Allah. Every Eid-al-Adha, Muslims around the world … Read More

Congressional leaders to commemorate civil rights activist and congressman John Lewis’ one-year anniversary in Harlem

One year to the day civil rights activist and Congressman John Lewis passed, congressional leaders including Yvette Clarke, Adriano Espaillat, Tom Suozzi & Former Congressman Kendrick Meek will discuss his impact at the National Action Network House of Justice in … Read More

HCCI names new senior housing development Victory Plaza after former chairperson Joan O. Dawson, PhD

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI), a coalition of inter-faith congregations providing affordable housing to Harlem residents along with housing developer Camber Property Group cut the ribbon for their latest project, Victory Plaza on … Read More

District 9 City Council Member Bill Perkins loses Central Harlem seat to Kristin Richardson Jordan

Photo credit: prettypressinc  Even though things were in his favor on Primary Night, incumbent District 9 City Council Member Bill Perkins didn’t sustain the race of ranked choice voting. At the end of the 13 rounds, Harlemite Kristin Richardson Jordan … Read More

Primaries in Harlem show a low turnout

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell We like to march and protest, but when it comes to voting, not many of us show up to the poll site. On June 23, 2021, Primary Day, among the 135,172 registered voters in District … Read More

Harlem violence interrupter Iesha Sekou and Hip-Hop Artist HD call for accountability to curb shootings

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Street Corner Resources CEO and Founder Iesha Sekou and Hip-Hop Artist HD called for accountability and more resources for youth during the 10th Annual Push 4 Peace: Stopping the Shootings Town Hall held by Fox … Read More

Women In the Black to host yearly conference virtually on June 26

Women In the Black, the Harlem-based nonprofit organization empowering African-American women-owned businesses, is hosting its yearly Women’s Business Conference virtually on June 26, 2021. The theme of this year’s conference is, “Who’s The Boss- Level Up.” To register, visit: https://bit.ly/3xUvN9Q … Read More

If you are an eligible Black or Brown voter who chooses not to vote, like systemic racism and white supremacy, you are part of the problem!

If there were any doubts about how America felt about its Black and Brown citizens, the events that unfolded since March 2020, the beginning of the Coronavirus epidemic, has painted a clear picture of how America is still so racist … Read More

City celebrates Juneteenth in Harlem and honors Naturi Naughton

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The City of New York held a Juneteenth Celebration on June 18, 2021 at the James Baldwin Lawn at St. Nicholas Park in Harlem where actress Naturi Naughton was honored with a City proclamation. . … Read More

New York City Council passes bill requiring report on racial equity in land use

On June 17, 2021 New York City Council passed, by a margin of 46-2, Intro 1572-B, which will create a new requirement for applicants for most land-use actions to provide the City Planning Commission and public with a report on … Read More

Guinean New Yorkers elect Mamadou Adama Diallo as new president of GUICA

Guinean New Yorkers casted their ballots to choose the new president of the Guinean Community of NY, NJ and Connecticut also known as GUICA on June 13, 2021 at the headquarters of the Senegalese Association of America located on 116th … Read More

Tigrayan children lead a march for peace in Harlem

Photos credit: Bill Moore Tigrayan children holding signs reading “My life matters” and “Kids need food not bombs” led a march for peace through Harlem from and to the State Office Building on June 13, 2021. Asfaha Hadera, the founder … Read More

Early voting starts June 12

If you are a New Yorker eligible to vote, polls will be open for early voting from June 12 to June 20, 2021. You will be voting to choose several NYC municipal positions including mayor, public advocate, comptroller, borough president … Read More

13 recreation centers to reopen on June 14 with new health and safety guidelines

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP announced that on Monday, June 14, the first phase of recreation center reopenings will begin with the opening of 13 centers to existing members; two additional recreation centers will reopen to members on … Read More

Tigrayan New Yorkers to run and march for Ethiopian children on June 13

The Tigray Community in the Tri-State Area will host on June 13, National Children’s Day, a run and march through Harlem to demand peace for the children of Tigray caught in the middle of a conflict between the Ethiopian government … Read More

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