Video: African Day Parade New York

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Mamadou Diallo released from police custody

Guinean immigrant Mamadou Diallo was released yesterday from police custody after being arrested a day prior for the death of Earl Nash, a 43-year-old man who attempted to rape Diallo’s wife in their Bronx apartment. Mamadou Diallo who was called … Read More

Clinton Avenue co-named Carey Gabay Way

L-R: Trenelle Gabay (widow) and Aaron McNaughton (brother) of the late Carey Gabay hold commemorative street signs honoring the memory of their loved one in Clinton Hill New York – Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo … Read More

First Lady Chirlane McCray kicks off a series of baby showers in New York City

NEW YORK — First Lady Chirlane McCray kicked off a series of showers at the New York Public Library, Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street Main Branch on February 6, 2016. The series of 10 free baby showers was hosted by The … Read More

Apollo Rings New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell for its 82nd Anniversary

In celebration of the Apollo’s 82nd anniversary, the Theater was invited to ring the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on January 26, 2016. Apollo Theater President and CEO, Jonelle Procope, rang the NYSE Opening Bell surrounded by … Read More

African Life Center hosts first African Women’s Day Celebration

By Isseu Diouf Campbell African Life Center hosted its first African Women’s Day Celebration on March 31, 2015 at the Lincoln Medical Center to empower African women on health, education and economics. Several experts including Health Advocate Stella Chinyere Obilor, … Read More

African Hope Committee gives an African perspective to CSW59 Forum

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Various topics including water sanitation, maternal mortality, education and disability were discussed at the African Hope Committee CSW59 Forum held on March 13, 2015 at the National Black Theater in Harlem. African Hope Committee gave a … Read More

Womenwerk honors Public Advocate Letitia James and African Services Committee

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Womenwerk, a movement founded by two young African women Nekpen Osuan and Demi Ajayi to “change the way women discuss, perceive and overcome challenges” hosted its annual gala on March 7, 2015 at John Jay College. … Read More

‘Caesarean sections should only be performed when medically necessary’

Geneva,. Switzerland (PANA) – The World Health Organization (WHO) has said Caesarean Section should only be performed when medically necessary in order not to put women and their babies at risk of short- and long-term health problems. The advisory was … Read More

We want to know what happened to Hakeem Kuta

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Family members say farewell to Hakeem Kuta but demand answers

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Hakeem Kuta, the 17-year-old teenager of Ghanaian descent who died on Saturday, two days after he fell off the roof of a six story building in the Bronx while being chased by the police, was laid … Read More

Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Dia lands first solo exhibition in New York

By Isseu Diouf Campbell Ray Gallery opened Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Dia’s first solo exhibition in New York on Friday March 5, 2015 in Brooklyn. The Swiss-based artist inspired by current events created ten out of the eleven pieces presented this … Read More

Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Fariña designate Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha official school holidays

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that New York City will become the largest school district in the nation to recognize Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha as holidays on … Read More

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. honors former NYPD Chief of Department Philip Banks III

By Isseu Diouf Campbell One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York honored several business and civic leaders at its 35th Annual Benefit Gala held on February 19, 2015 at the New York Hilton Hotel. This year’s honorees include: *Philip … Read More

American activist Sekou Odinga welcomed in Harlem with open arms | Le militant américain Sekou Odinga accueilli à bras ouverts à Harlem

By Isseu Diouf Campbell [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] American activist and former member of the Black Panther Party Sekou Odinga released from prison on November 25, 2014, received a warm welcome from the Harlem Community on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at … Read More

NBA/WNBA and Credit Suisse recipients of the NYUL “Champions of Diversity” Awards

By Isseu Diouf Campbell The NBA/WNBA and Credit Suisse were the recipients of the New York Urban League “Champions of Diversity” Awards held on February 11, 2015, at the Four Seasons in Manhattan.   Related Images:

The Africa-America Institute to host a panel on building a business in Africa

If you are thinking about starting a business in Africa, the Africa-America Institute’s upcoming panel discussion titled “Everything you need to know about building a business in Africa” might be a good starting point. The event scheduled for February 12, … Read More

NYC: Application period for kindergarten open until February 13, 2015

Children born in 2010 and currently residing in New York City are eligible to attend kindergarten in September 2015. All families, including those of students with disabilities and current pre-k students, must submit an application in order to receive a … Read More

African Communities Together launches Ebola hotline to assist victims of Ebola stigma

African Communities Together launches Ebola hotline to assist victims of Ebola stigma Related Images:

“Nobody wants to come to African hair braiding shops to get Ebola” Assana

“Nobody wants to come to African hair braiding shops to get Ebola” Assana Related Images:

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