Eric Adams and Cordell Cleare host “Get Out The Vote” rally in Harlem

Photos Credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell The NYC Democratic machine gathered in Harlem on November 1, 2021, a day before the elections for a “Get Out The Vote” rally hosted by Democratic Nominee for State Senate Cordell Cleare and mayoral candidate … Read More

The Gorgeous Mosaic Coalition rallies Bronxites to vote for Eric Adams

Photos Credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell On October 23, 2021, the first day of early voting, the Gorgeous Mosaic Coalition, led by Sheikh Moussa Drammeh, held a rally across the Bronx Courthouse to encourage Bronxites to vote for Eric Adams.   … Read More

How to beat the heat in New York City

The New York City Emergency Management Department and the Health Department advise New Yorkers to take precautions to beat the heat. High heat and humidity are in the forecast Sunday through Wednesday with heat index values in the mid-90s to … Read More

Video: NYC’s Community & Ethnic Media honored at CUNY’s 15th Ippies Journalism Awards

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Photos: NYC’s members of community and ethnic media honored at 15th Ippies Journalism Awards

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism honored members of the community and ethnic media in New York City during its 15th Annual Ippies Journalism Awards held on May 18, at the school located on 40th … Read More

Photos: Press conference NYCEDC To Award Over A Half-Billion Dollars In Contracts To M/WBE Construction Firms

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City Resource Fair to be held in the Bronx on May 23

On Tuesday, May 23, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Bronx Borough President Ruben Díaz, Jr. will host a City Resource Fair during City Hall in Your Borough week. Top representatives from City Hall, the Department of Transportation, Department of Finance, … Read More

ICE officers will not be allowed to enter any school unless absolutely required by law

By Mayor Bill de Blasio Too many of our public school students and their families are living in fear. They don’t know how new immigration policies coming from Washington might affect them. They worry about what might happen if Immigration … Read More

Souleymane Porgo wakes up after week-long coma

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell West African street vendor Souleymane Porgo regained consciousness yesterday evening at the intensive care unit of Lincoln Hospital. His brother Issa, a cab driver who has not been to work since the incident occurred said … Read More

Assaulted African street vendor Souleymane Porgo still in coma

By Isseu Diouf Campbell In a video that captured the assault of West African street vendor Souleymane Porgo, you see Porgo collapse and hear the sound of his skull hit very hardly the ground. Porgo was attacked by a group … Read More

Video: M/WBE construction firms to receive nearly $80 Million in projects in New York

By Isseu Diouf Campbell New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO James Patchett announced at a press conference last month that nearly $80 million in projects are already in the pipeline to be awarded to McKissack and McKissack, … Read More

NYC Ferry goes into service

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NYC Ferry’s first two routes, the Rockaway and East River routes, went into service today. The first of six NYC Ferry routes offer direct transit connections between Southern Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan, shortening commutes for thousands of New Yorkers. The … Read More

New York City to start 3-K for All this fall

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Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week 3-K for All, the most ambitious effort in U.S. history to provide universal, free, full-day, high-quality early childhood education for every three-year-old child regardless of family income. 3-K for All will build on … Read More

New York City’s 14th Annual Immigrant Heritage Week kicks off | La 14e Semaine Annuelle du Patrimoine des Immigrés de New York démarre

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Nisha Agarwal kicked off the City’s annual celebration of NYC’s immigrant communities with Immigrant Heritage Week 2017. The citywide celebration, which … Read More

IDNYC to host Pop-Up center in the Bronx | IDNYC va ériger un centre temporaire dans le Bronx

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] IDNYC is partnering with Muslim Women’s Institute for Research and Development (MWIRD) to host an IDNYC Pop-Up center in the Highbridge area of the Bronx from April 25, to May 5, to help community members obtain an … Read More

New York City launches new revolving loan fund to help M/WBEs gain access to capital | La ville de New York lance un nouveau fonds de crédit renouvelable pour aider les M/WBEs à accéder au capital

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery announced on March 23, the launch of the Contract Financing Loan Fund, allowing M/WBEs to apply for low-interest contract … Read More

NYC Health + Hospitals tries to address health care rights of immigrants | NYC Health + Hospitals tente de tacler le droit à la santé des immigrés

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] NYC Health + Hospitals hosted on March 28, 2017, at Harlem Hospital, an “Immigrant Health Care Rights” panel discussion to help educate immigrant communities and provide access to information and resources. The … Read More

Photos: NYC Health Department celebrates National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with Summit at MIST Harlem | Le service de la santé de New York célèbre la journée nationale de sensibilisation au VIH / sida des femmes et des filles avec un sommet à MIST Harlem

Photos & video by Isseu Diouf Campbell [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] In recognition of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Health Department and the newly formed New York Knows Women’s Advisory Board hosted on March 18, a Women’s Health … Read More

Video: Urban Justice Center hosts panel discussion on Sanctuary Cities | Urban Justice Center organise une table ronde sur les villes sanctuaires

Photos by Isseu Diouf Campbell [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Urban Justice Center hosted on March 13, 2017 a panel discussion on the sanctuary city movement at its headquarters in Manhattan. The panel discussion featured NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito; Ravi Ragbir, … Read More

Antonio Guterres urges international community to stand up against intolerance, discrimination | Antonio Guterres appelle à lutter contre l’intolérance

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Against the backdrop of rising discrimination and violence against those perceived as different, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the international community to stand up against intolerance and build communities that recognize diversity not as a source of … Read More

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