NY State Senator Cordell Cleare Organizes Legal and Health Resource Fair for African Migrants in Harlem

By Isseu Diouf Campbell On May 11, 2024, New York State Senator Cordell Cleare organized a Legal and Health Resource Fair at the Malcolm Shabazz Mosque in Harlem. The event’s objective was to assist migrant New Yorkers, particularly those from … Read More

CUNY’s Harlem Health Initiative Sheds Light on Black Maternal Mortality Crisis

By Isseu Diouf Campbell CUNY’s Harlem Health Initiative organized a thought-provoking event focused on addressing the issue of Black maternal mortality. The event featured a screening of “Toxic: A Black Woman’s Story,” a poignant short film exploring racism, toxic stress, … Read More

Senator Cordell Cleare partners with Muslim leaders to host 3rd Eid al-Fitr celebration in Harlem

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell State Senator Cordell Cleare partnered, on April 13th, 2024, with Muslim community leaders City Councilmember Yusef Salaam and Assemblyman Charles D. Fall, Assemblywoman Inez E. Dickens, Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine, local mosques, and organizations … Read More

Afrikana celebrates Eid-al-Fitr with the Harlem community

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Afrikana, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting African migrants and founded by New York immigrant Adama Bah, marked Eid-al-Fitr with a festive celebration in Harlem. The event featured a toy giveaway for children and provided … Read More

African Muslim New Yorkers celebrate Eid-al-Fitr on April 10, 2024

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell and Mohamed Sarr African Muslim New Yorkers celebrated Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, on April 10, 2024. Related Images:

Where to Find an Eid Outfit in Harlem, New York City? Explore the Malcolm Shabazz African Market!

As Eid approaches, searching for the perfect outfit becomes a delightful adventure, especially in Harlem, New York City. One of the gems of Harlem’s cultural scene is the Malcolm Shabazz African Market, a vibrant hub of African-inspired fashion and culture. … Read More

What should you do DURING an earthquake? Drop, Cover, and Hold On!

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit New York around 10:23 a.m. According to Governor Hochul who held a press conference earlier, there are no reports of damages in the state. Mayor Eric Adams stated during a press briefing that: “responders are … Read More

Understanding Ramadan: A Month of Reflection and Unity

As we start the holy month of Ramadan, it’s essential to delve into its significance, and history. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide. It holds great spiritual significance as the month during … Read More

Councilmember Yusef Salaam Inaugurated

Photos credit: Bill Moore On February 28, 2024, Councilmember Yusef Salaam was officially inaugurated by Judge Jeanine Johnson at The City College of New York in Harlem. Yusef Salaam, one of the Exonerated Five—a group of young Black and Latino … Read More

Senegalese New Yorkers demand elections on February 25, 2024

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Senegalese New Yorkers met on 116th Street in Harlem on February 10, 2024, to call on President Macky Sall to respect the electoral calendar and organize the presidential elections on the initially scheduled date of … Read More

A Day in Harlem: After the storm, the sun kisses buildings, sharing its warmth and light

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Flood watch in effect citywide from 6:00 p.m. Tuesday to 12:00 p.m. Wednesday

The New York City Emergency Management Department has issued a Travel Advisory for the evening of Tuesday, January 9 into Wednesday morning, January 10, 2024, as a strong storm impacts the region. Several National Weather Service products have been issued for this storm. … Read More

Dr. Yusef Salaam is officially Harlem’s new council member

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Introduced by one of the Exonerated Five Raymond Santana, Dr. Yusef Salaam, set to represent New York City Council District 9, addressed family members, friends, and supporters during a watch party held on November 7, … Read More

Free exhibition titled “Reframing Neglect” is now open at The Africa Center until September 3

Photo credit: Aïda-Muluneh The Africa Center, in partnership with The END Fund, announced Reframing Neglect, a new photography series at The Africa Center highlighting the need to end neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) globally. The entire series includes 38 photos by … Read More

Don’t forget to vote! It’s Primary Election Day in New York City

If you live in Harlem District 9, you have the opportunity to choose your next council member and the 12 delegates to the Judicial Convention 70th Assembly District. For City Council, the candidates are Yusef Salaam, Inez E Dickens and … Read More

11-year-old Alfa Barrie laid to rest at the Malboro Muslim Memorial Cemetery

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Alfa Barrie was buried on June 23, 2023, at 5:20 p.m. at the Malboro Muslim Memorial Cemetery in New Jersey after a funeral service at the Futa Islamic Center in the Bronx. A search followed … Read More

Air quality health advisory is in effect for New York

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos and State Department of Health (DOH) Commissioner Dr. James McDonald issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for the Long Island, New York City Metro, Eastern Lake Ontario, Central New … Read More

Bill Perkins’ Celebration of life will take place at the First Corinthian Baptist Church

Photo credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell A celebration of life honoring William Bill Perkins will occur at the First Corinthian Baptist Church on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, from 3 to 8 p.m. On May 25, a public viewing will be held … Read More

Alfa Barrie’s family wants closure and clarity

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Alfa Barrie’s family held a press conference after a memorial at Democracy Prep in Harlem on May 23, 2023. Alfa Barrie’s uncle Amadou Diallo who thanked the community and the media for helping with the … Read More

A GoFundMe campaign is set up to cover Alfa Barrie’s funeral costs

Alfa Barrie with older brother Ibrahim Diallo The nonprofit organization, Guineans Succeeding in America, has set up a GoFundMe campaign to help Alfa Barrie’s family cover his funeral costs. While many, including the family, were hoping for a miracle, the … Read More

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