New letter implicates the NYPD and the FBI 56 years after Malcolm X’s assassination

56 years after Malcolm X was killed at the Audubon Ballroom in front of his wife and daughters, a letter written by undercover police officer Ray Wood brings new information and implicates the NYPD and the FBI in the assassination … Read More

28th edition of New York African Film festival to run from February 4 to March 4, 2021

Photo credit: New York African Film festival The 28th edition of the New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) returns with a virtual program celebrating the shared aspirations that drive humanity through time and the voices of the women who push … Read More

NYC politicians celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the National Action Network in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the National Action Network in Harlem was a parade of politicians, elected and hopeful, each describing in their own words what the civil rights activist meant to them … Read More

Sylvia’s Restaurant gives away 500 hot meals to Harlem community on MLK Day

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Sylvia’s restaurant has fed the Harlem community for more than 50 years and on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, things were no different. Volunteers and staff including Sylvia’s granddaughter Tren’ness Woods-Black, Dj Norman, Angie … Read More

Harlem celebrates the revival of the Black Lives Matter Mural

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Promise made, promise kept. On July 19th, the day after the Black Lives Matter Mural on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between 125th and 127th Streets was vandalized by a group led by Bevelyn Beatty, … Read More

The vandalized Harlem Black Lives Matter Mural will be repaired, says Harlem Park to Park founder Nikoa Evans

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell  The Harlem Black Lives Matter Mural, located on Adam Clayton Powell Blvd, between 125th and 127th Streets, was vandalized in the evening of July 18, 2020, by a group led by a Black woman … Read More

Black leaders hold vigil in Harlem in honor of Congressman John Lewis

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On July 19, 2020 a number of Black leaders gathered at the Harlem Black Lives Matter Mural on Adam Clayton Powell Blvd to celebrate the life of civil rights activist and Congressman John Lewis, who … Read More

Congressmember-elect Jamaal Bowman joins Garner family and Rev. Al Sharpton to honor the life of Eric Garner

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On July 18, 2020, Congressmember-elect Jamaal Bowman joined Eric Garner’s mother Gwenn Carr and Rev. Al Sharpton, at the National Action Network (NAN) headquarters in Harlem, to honor the life of Eric Garner, who was … Read More

Harlem youth voice concerns over NYPD policing

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell At a Harlem Youth Townhall hosted by Iesha Sekou and Street Corner Resources on July 17, 2020 at the Frederick Samuel Community Center in Harlem, youth members took the microphone to voice their concerns over … Read More

Celebrities to raise money to support Harlem Community through Harlem Serves Up!

Photo credit: Harlem Serves Up! Chefs and restaurateurs including Mashama Bailey, Aliyyah Baylor, Adrienne Cheatham, Nina Compton, Charles Gabriel, Carla Hall, Kwame Onwuachi, Melba Wilson, Tren’ness Woods-Black, Skai Young and Raymond Zamanta Mohan, among others, will headline a one-hour fundraiser … Read More

Harlem unveils BLACK LIVES MATTER Street Mural paid for by community members

Photos Credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlem Park to Park in partnership with Got To Stop Social Impact Agency and Senator Brian Benjamin kicked off the Painting of the Harlem BLACK LIVES MATTER Street Mural stretching across Adam Clayton Powell Jr. … Read More

Harlemites seem unbothered by the Coronavirus but some businesses are feeling the heat!

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell If you listen to many Harlemites, you will think that the Coronavirus has not made it to New York City yet. They are going about their lives as usual and don’t feel concerned at all. But … Read More

Impact of 2020 New York State Bail Reform on Central Harlem Community discussed at The Greater Harlem Coalition meeting

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Greater Harlem Coalition invited Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennanto to discuss the impact of the 2020 New York State Bail Reform on the Central Harlem Community, at their meeting held on February 27, 2020 … Read More

NYS Assembly member Al Taylor honors five Harlem Unsung Heroes

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell NYS Assembly member Al Taylor honored five Harlem Unsung Heroes during his 2nd Annual Black History Month Celebration held on February 20, 2020 at the Harlem State Office Building. Assembly member Taylor honored: Clayton Banks, Co-Founder … Read More

Black Freedom Movement expert Dr. Richard D. Benson II holds talk on Malcolm X at the People’s Forum

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Dr. Richard D. Benson II, a historian specialized in education, the Black Freedom Movement and transnational social movements, held a talk titled, “Malcolm X, the Man vs the Myths: Examining a Revolutionary Life,” on February 18, … Read More

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

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