Moshood honored at Mayor Eric Adams’ first African Heritage Celebration at Gracie Mansion

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell Mayor Eric Adams honored Nigerian-American designer Moshood during his first African Heritage Celebration held on October 6, 2022, at Gracie Mansion. During the celebration, Mayor Adams joined the crowd to shake hands and even pose … Read More

BAM Dance Africa Festival returns for its 45th anniversary

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell and Nate Palmer African food and culture were at the center stage of the Brooklyn Academy of Music Dance Africa Festival held during the Memorial Day weekend in Brooklyn. A storm that blew many tents … Read More

NYC celebrates African Heritage Month at The Africa Center in Harlem

Photos credits: Isseu Diouf Campbell The rain didn’t stop event host NYC Commission on Human Rights nor members of the African Diaspora who came to The Africa Center in Harlem to celebrate African Heritage Month on September 9, 2021. The … Read More

Ailey Extension to reopen studios for hybrid and in-studio only classes on September 18

Photo credit: Kyle Froman Ailey Extension will celebrate National Dance Day by welcoming New York City area dancers back to the studios to experience the vibrant energy of its “real classes for real people” in person starting Saturday, September 18. … Read More

USA/Mali Charitable Association of New York promotes African culture in NYC public schools

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell USA/Mali Charitable Association of New York, a nonprofit organization promoting African culture in NYC, hosted its 9th annual cultural event on May 29, 2019 at P.S. 125 Ralph Bunche School in Harlem. The cultural event included … Read More